Tag Archives: Sherlock Holmes in other media

Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol sizzles in IMAX debut – Sherlock Homes: A Game of Shadows Box Office

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: This was a weekend where two films gave the strongest evidence yet that there may be some kind of ‘slump’ in domestic box office while a third stood as a firm ‘It’s the movie, stupid!’ rebuttal. The two main wide releases, heavily marketed sequels to exceptionally[...]

“Sherlock Holmes,” “Chipmunks” off to slow box-office starts

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Box office success for the new “Sherlock Holmes” movie isn’t so elementary, my dear Watson. Despite the introduction of chief nemesis Professor Moriarty (Jared Hess) and the return of the bulk of the creative team, Guy Ritchie’s “Game of Shadows” is off to a slower start than[...]

Fourth “Mission: Impossible” moves release date … by a few days

By G. Clay Whittaker Hollywoodnews.com: The next installment of “Mission: Impossible” has chosen to accept a later release date, moving it from Dec. 16 to the 21st and taking its fight closer to the holiday weekend. Indiewire reported that Paramount Pictures is moving the film back five days. The fourth film, subtitled[...]

Robert Downey Jr. explodes through “Sherlock Holmes 2” trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Guy Ritchie’s 2009 adventure “Sherlock Holmes” was a come-out-of-nowhere hit. Critics hopped on board, giving the film a 70% Fresh grade on Rotten Tomatoes. And audiences lapped up Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law as Holmes and Watson, respectively, to the tune of $524 million in worldwide[...]

“Sherlock Holmes” secret cameo confirmed by studio

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The cat has been let out of the bag regarding a spoilerish cameo for the new “Sherlock Holmes” sequel, which Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law currently are filming with director Guy Ritchie. So if you’d like to avoid knowing who appears in the film, stop reading[...]

Johnny Depp, Robert Downey Jr. get the sniffles

HollywoodNews.com: Only a superstar could stop production and that’s exactly what happened on the sets of “Sherlock Holmes 2” and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.” Turns out that Robert Downey Jr. and Johnny Depp were respectively under the weather on the above films earlier in the week. Both productions[...]

‘Dragon Tattoo’ thesp Noomi Rapace to sleuth in ‘Sherlock Holmes 2’

HollywoodNews.com: While Hollywood took its time deciding who should play the role of Lisbeth Salander in “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,” a role perfected by Noomi Rapace, the Swedish actress has wasted no time in choosing her stateside roles. Word comes from Heat Vision, Collider and a number of[...]

‘Sherlock Holmes 2’ to start filming earlier than December

HollywoodNews.com: “Sherlock Holmes” has pulled in a domestic total gross of $209,028,679 and so it was only a matter of time before they started shooting “Sherlock Holmes 2.” Originally the film was slated to start filming in December, but the production has now been pushed up. Jude Law said, “It looks[...]

Sherlock Holmes Comes 2nd with $65M

SUNDAY UPDATE: “Avatar,” $75; “Sherlock Holmes,” $65M; & “Chipmunks” take $50M. It was the top grossing weekend of all time as this Friday-Saturday-Sunday looks to make $278M. ====================================================== Box Office Spy Blog reports Sherlock Holmes took the number one spot on Christmas day raking in $24.9 million for the opening day of[...]