Netflix has announced a sequel to the Sherlock Holmes spin-off film ‘Enola Holmes,’ which was a big hit last year on Netflix.
The sequel is being developed and produced by Legendary in partnership with Netflix after Netflix acquired the worldwide rights, ex-China, to the first film from Legendary last year.
Emmy and BAFTA-winner Director Harry Bradbeer (Fleabag, Killing Eve, Ramy) along with BAFTA and Tony Award winner, writer Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Aeronauts) who penned the first film will return to direct and write the sequel respectively.
Millie Bobby Brown and Henry Cavill are all set to reprise their roles in the sequel as well.
“I can’t wait to collaborate again with my ‘Enola Holmes’ family,” Brown said, announcing the franchise’s new installment. “Enola holds a special place in my heart — she’s strong, fearless, intelligent, and brave. I look forward to fans seeing how her journey continues!”
Legendary’s Mary Parent, Alex Garcia, and Ali Mendes; Millie Bobby Brown and Paige Brown through their PCMA Productions shingle, are producing with Legendary’s Joshua Grode; Michael Dreyer; Harry Bradbeer; and Jack Thorne as Executive Producers.
Enola Holmes puts a dynamic female twist on the world’s greatest detective and his brilliant family. Based on the beloved Edgar-nominated book series, the films tell the story of Sherlock Holmes’ rebellious teen sister Enola, a gifted super-sleuth in her own right who often outsmarts her famous siblings.
The film is based on Nancy Springer’s Edgar Award-nominated book series, The Enola Holmes Mysteries, which comprises six books in total. The first and fifth books in the series were nominated for Edgar Awards in 2007 and 2010.
‘Enola Holmes’ was Released globally on Netflix last year, and according to the streamer, an estimated 76m households chose Enola Holmes in the first 28 days.
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