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Articles Tagged 'Robert Downey Jr.'

‘Sherlock Holmes’ Photocall in Madrid

‘Sherlock Holmes 3’ is Finally Moving Forward with New Director

Today brings exciting news for fans of the Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law-led Sherlock Holmes franchise. Around a year after a third movie was confirmed, we finally have an update! According to Variety, Rocketman director Dexter Fletcher has come aboard the long-awaited “threequel,” replacing fellow Brit Guy Ritchie, who directed the first two instalments. […]

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‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Almost Contained a Joke About ‘Sherlock’

The directors of Avengers: Infinity War have admitted they ducked the chance to include a quip about Sherlock Holmes, according to their movie commentary released yesterday (August 1). Anthony and Joe Russo considered adding the joke in the scene where Tony Stark (a.k.a. Robert Downey Jr) and Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) first met in New York, writes The […]

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First Look: Benedict Cumberbatch on the Set of ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ with the ‘Other’ Sherlock Holmes

Aww! Get this, guys: Robert Downey Jr. has shared a photo of himself on the set of Avengers: Infinity War with Benedict Cumberbatch, tagging the Instagram update with #holmies. Get it? Because there’s two Sherlock Holmes in one snap. That’s right, our second favorite Sherlock Holmes (sorry, Robert) is currently hanging out with our number one in Atlanta, Georgia, while […]

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Robert Downey Jr. Looks Forward to ‘Sherlock Holmes 3’

Robert Downey Jr. first took on the role of Sherlock Holmes in 2009. The follow-up, Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows, premiered in 2011. There’s been a bit of a delay with the third installment, five years to be exact. Downey Jr. has had his hands full taking on the role of Tony Stark in the […]

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WATCH: Captain America: Civil War Trailer in Lego

Marvel fans have nothing to do but wait and twiddle their fingers before May 6, when it all kicks off in Captain America: Civil War. And as the title suggests this one is going to get nasty. When an Avengers battle leads to tragedy, pressure is put on the government to make the superheroes accountable […]

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RIP Richard Attenborough: Five of His Best Movies

Tributes have been pouring in from all walks of British life—including the office of the Prime Minister—for Richard Attenborough, who died on Sunday, aged 90. His was a remarkable life by any measurement, in which he carved a unique place not only as a popular lead actor possessed of steely charisma—and then as a stalwart […]

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WATCH: The REAL Sherlock Holmes! Meet the Man Who Inspired Arthur Conan Doyle

From Jeremy Brett‘s mercurial depressive to Benedict Cumberbatch‘s high-functioning sociopath, we’ve seen many different takes on Arthur Conan Doyle‘s brilliant but complicated sleuth. But did you know that Sherlock Holmes was based on a real-life man who had skills as formidable as Conan Doyle’s creation? Our host Siobhan Thompson looks at the professor who provided […]

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