Netflix is Now Reportedly Developing a ‘Sherlock Junior’ Film

It sounds as though Netflix is all-in on the character of Sherlock Holmes going forward, as yet another project featuring the character is reportedly in the works. Just a few weeks after the arrival of Enola Holmes, which proved to be a huge hit for the streamer, news has arrived that Netflix is working on a project titled Sherlock Junior. Naturally, the movie will follow a younger version of both Sherlock Holmes and John Watson, the iconic sleuths that have appeared on-screen countless times over the years. reports that Sherlock Junior has been in development for some time, though the streaming service now has writers attached to pen the script for the project. Ehren Kruger, who recently wrote Dumbo, Transformers: Age of Extinction, and Top Gun: Maverick, is set to write the script alongside Matt Kuzma.


The film’s synopsis: “Sherlock Junior follows a modern day young John Watson as he links up with British expatriate and new neighbor, Sherlock Holmes, to solve the mystery behind a strange disappearance and a witch’s curse on their town. Building a team of fellow child sleuths, they must work together to evade a number of dangerous thieves if they have any chance at finding the treasure she left behind.”


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