Henry Cavill to play Sherlock Holmes in Enola Holmes movie

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In the next bit of casting news, we have Henry Cavill, and he will be playing Sherlock Holmes in the Legendary adaption of the Nancy Springer novel series, Enola Holmes.

Millie Bobby Brown (Netflix’s Stranger Things, Godzilla: King of the Monsters) is attached to play Enola and Helena Bonham Carter as Enola’s mother.

The novel series consists of six books from author Nancy Springer which follows Enola and her brothers, Sherlock and Mycroft, as they solve their own set of mysteries. It plays in the same sandbox as the original Sherlock Holmes universe, sharing some of the same characters, and settings. The series was first published in 2006.

It’s reported that Harry Bradbeer is attached as the director and Jack Thorne as the screenwriter.

“Enola Holmes” is currently in pre-production, with no other details at this time.

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