The new Sherlock Holmes has got amazing acting (Rachel McAdams) pretty things to look at (Jude Law) and the biggest star power in Hollywood (Robert Downey Jr.), which should be enough to make Guy Ritchie’s period piece about the adventures of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s fictional sleuth a sure thing. Here, several months before its Christmas Day release, MM offers a sneak peek at some photos, courtesy of Warner Bros.
“What kind of name is Sherlock anyway?” Robert Downey Jr., director Guy Richie and Jude Law have a laugh behind the scenes on the set of Sherlock Holmes.
Downey Jr. fights (dances?) with his fellow actors in Sherlock Holmes.
Detective Sherlock Holmes (Downey Jr., right) and his friend and biographer, Dr. Watson (Law) try to remain inconspicuous as they investigate a crime.
Law and Downey Jr. play Dr. Watson and Sherlock Holmes, respectively. They also wear hats.
Sherlock (Downey Jr.) plays the teensiest violin. Watson (Law, left) knows you are impressed.
Cell bars separate Mark Strong as Blackwood and Robert Downey Jr., who rocks the ascot.
RDJ and Rachel McAdams can’t keep their hands off each other as Holmes and his number one lady friend, Irene Adler.
Watson (Law) just doesn’t understand that it’s all elementary as he walks through the old timey streets of London.