Henry Cavill Will Play Sherlock Holmes in Millie Bobby Brown ‘Enola Holmes’ Adaptation

Following his role as Superman in movies such as Man of Steel, Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Justice League, Henry Cavill will be playing Sherlock Holmes in Harry Bradbeer’s upcoming film, Enola Holmes.

The film will be an adaptation of Nancy Springer’s series of six novels, the first of which, The Case of the Missing Marquess was released in 2006. It tells the narrative of Sherlock Holmes’ younger sister, Enola Holmes.

 

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Millie Bobby Brown, who is best known for her role in as Eleven in Stranger Things, will play the titular Enola Holmes. Helena Bonham-Carter will play Enola’s mother.

 

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Sam Claflin, Fiona Shaw and Adeel Akhtar will also star. Brown, along with Paige Brown, will produce under their PCMA Productions company as well as with Legendary. The story, written by Jack Thorne,  revolves around a missing teen whose father has been murdered. Cavill was last seen in his role in Mission: Impossible – Fallout, and just finished shooting The Witcher for Netflix.

It is currently not clear when the movie will begin filming, or when it is set to be released.

 

 

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