Latest Sherlock Holmes in other media Stories

2011-06-02 07:10:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On the weekend of November 11-13, 2011, Sherlock Holmes fans and film fans will gather at Indiana University for a major film festival celebrating the detective's exploits on stage, screen, television, and radio. "Sherlock's dramatic career is impressive," says Steven Doyle, of Wessex Press, the book publishing imprint sponsoring the conference. "For instance, no other character in fiction has been adapted more often for the big screen than...

2010-10-19 12:13:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIF., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- KOCE-TV, in collaboration with PBS and WGBH, announced today that MASTERPIECE is joining the KOCE line-up with the much-anticipated Sherlock series, beginning Sunday, October 24, at 9:00 pm Pacific Time. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101019/DC84639LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101019/DC84639LOGO ) "KOCE-TV is delighted to bring MASTERPIECE to Los Angeles viewers as the show premieres its...

2009-12-09 10:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The unofficial force - the Baker Street Irregulars - have arrived on mobile devices. GOSUB 60, an independent innovator and publisher of mobile entertainment, announces their latest game Sherlock Holmes: The Game is Afoot! With a sleek combination of "Hidden Object" and "Spot the Difference" gameplay, this game is anything but elementary. True to Sherlock Holmes' original mysteries, this app offers the authentic stories with a number of...

2009-09-04 10:22:29

British filmmaker Guy Ritchie is to follow up his movie Sherlock Holmes with a big-screen adaptation of the comic book, Lobo, Variety reported. Production on the film about an alien interstellar bounty hunter is slated to begin early next year, the entertainment industry trade newspaper said. Ritchie, who is perhaps best known as pop star Madonna's ex-husband, previously directed RocknRolla, Snatch and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.

2008-08-29 00:00:27

With the magical Slava's Snowshow, dubbed by Simon Callow 'the most beautiful thing I have ever seen in a theatre in my life', and the spectacular pantomime Cinderella, there's little room left for plays in the main house. But these are of more than passing interest. They start off on September 8 with Peter Nichols' comedy Born In The Gardens, starring Stephanie Cole, about which more next week. From September 20 regular favourites Frantic Assembly abandon their customary venue, the Drum,...

2008-07-03 09:00:50

By Arifa Akbar Arts Correspondent Sherlock Holmes, the pipe-smoking Victorian super-sleuth with a penchant for drugs, is to become the subject of a face-off by two Hollywood studios which are both bringing out films about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's literary hero. In one camp is Columbia Pictures, which has announced the making of an as yet untitled comedy starring Sacha Baron Cohen as Holmes and Will Ferrell as his sidekick, Watson. Squaring up to Columbia is Warner Brothers, whose Guy...

2008-07-02 12:00:49

Sacha Baron Cohen and Will Ferrell are set to play British detective Sherlock Holmes and his friend Dr. John Watson in a big-screen Hollywood comedy. Variety.com said Tropic Thunder scribe Etan Cohen is writing the screenplay for the untitled project, while Judd Apatow and Jimmy Miller will produce the film inspired by Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes tales. Baron Cohen and Ferrell previously played rival race car drivers in Talladega Nights, which Apatow and Miller also produced,...

2008-07-02 12:00:48

CULVER CITY, Calif., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Comedy superstars Sacha Baron Cohen and Will Ferrell will team together for a Columbia Pictures comedy based on the renowned characters Sherlock Holmes and Watson, with Baron Cohen taking the role of the master detective and Ferrell as his partner in solving crime, Watson, it was announced today by Doug Belgrad and Matt Tolmach, presidents of Columbia Pictures. The screenplay will be written by Etan Cohen (Tropic Thunder). Judd Apatow and Jimmy...

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