‘Mr. Holmes’, Sir Ian McKellen Portrays an Elder Sherlock Holmes at Work on His Last Case in Upcoming Film

Sir Ian McKellen (previously) stars as Sherlock Holmes in Mr. Holmes, an upcoming film that portrays the legendary detective in his twilight years battling dementia but still at work on his final case with the help of a young protégé to guide him along the way. The film was directed by Bill Condon (previously) and is based upon the excellent 2005 novel A Slight Trick of the Mind by author Mitch Cullin.

Mr. Holmes is scheduled to premiere in the summer of 2015.

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