Jude Law talks Sherlock Holmes 2

Shooting to start in October

 Jude Law this week revealed that production on Sherlock Holmes 2 could start earlier than expected.

Speaking at the 45th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, where he accepted the Festival President's Award, he revealed: "It looks likely that we're going to shoot the second Sherlock Holmes in October."

This advances production quite a bit from the previously stated December start, but Law was still vague on possible plot developments: 

"I don't know yet where the story will go, but there are a lot of Sherlock Holmes novels to choose from."

With Scorcese's Hugo Cabret and Steven Soderbergh's Contagion also on his horizon, the second half of 2010 promises to be a busy period for Law.

But he seems to be looking forward to rejoining the Sherlock Holmes team most of all: "I had so much fun making Sherlock Holmes that the question of how much money it would make just wasn't one of my priorities."

"I was really pleased it was such a success but mostly because that will give me the opportunity to work with Robert and Guy again."

Are you as excited as Jude?

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    • MorganRoss

      Jul 8th 2010, 1:56

      I don't know how much this can be classed as a rumour but IMDB has Daniel Day Lewis down as Professor Moriarty. I think that could be about as perfect as casting gets!

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    • koolerking

      Jul 8th 2010, 4:05

      I have it from a good source that Ritchie wanted SH2 based in a snow location, but didn't want to use false snow. That would explain the winter start date and as a lot of the filming for this type of film is in Prague it will be snow by then. Also DDL as Moriarty is a strong possibility as the same source said to me that a Mr Pitt wanted about 6 million JUST to do the Moriarty scenes in SH1-which of course they said no to. Which is why those scenes where shot they way they were, ie dark, you can't see the actor.

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    • higgins78

      Jul 8th 2010, 17:47

      How "Guy" is working in movies is a constant surprise. The middle/upper class twit has nothing fresh or relevant to add.

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