Holmes & Watson
Holmes & Watson
Film information

Directed by

Etan Cohen

Produced by

Jimmy Miller
Clayton Townsend

Written by

Etan Cohen

Music by

Christophe Beck


Oliver Wood

Editing by

Dean Zimmerman


Mosaic Media Group
Gary Sanchez Productions

Distributed by

Columbia Pictures

Release Date(s)

21 December 2018 (United States)

Holmes & Watson is an upcoming American action-mystery comedy film directed and written by Etan Cohen. The film will star Will Ferrell as Sherlock Holmes and John C. Reilly as Watson, with additional performances by Lauren Lapkus, Rob Brydon, Kelly Macdonald, Rebecca Hall, Ralph Fiennes, and Hugh Laurie.[1][2] Filming began in December 2016, and the film is scheduled for release on December 21, 2018, by Columbia Pictures.[3]


Holmes and Watson must race against the clock to prevent Holmes' arch-rival Professor Moriarty from assassinating Queen Victoria.

Main Cast

Extended cast

  • Hugh Laurie as Mycroft Holmes
  • Pam Ferris as Queen Victoria
  • Lauren Lapkus as Millie
  • Bronson Webb as Johnathan Nightingale
  • Noah Jupe as Doxy
  • Bella Ramsey as Flotsam
  • Scarlet Grace as Pickle
  • Billy Jenkins as Mudfog
  • Michael Culkin as Judge Over
  • Kieran O'Brien as PC Smalls
  • Wolf Roth as Sigmund Freud
  • Steve Coogan


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