Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly’s comedic take on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle now has a release date. Holmes & Watson will hit theaters on August 3, 2018 through Sony Pictures. Ferrell will play the famous detective Sherlock Holmes while Reilly will be his trusty companion Dr. John Watson.
Holmes & Watson will be directed by Etan Cohen from a script has written himself. Other cast members include Laura Lapkus as a woman named Millie, Kelly McDonald as Mrs. Hudson, Hugh Laurie as the older Holmes brother Mycroft, Rebecca Hall as Dr. Grace Hart and Ralph Fiennes as the detective’s infamous nemesis, Professor Moriarty.
The film is currently shooting in London.