Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman’s Dr. Watson will be back for a fourth season of Sherlock.
Sherlock and Watson are on their way back to television screens and we all can’t wait, to spice up the anticipation BBC has released the official premiere date.
The much-anticipated series Sherlock season 4 will hit on January 1, 2017, as was announced on Twitter.
The trailer for the upcoming season was recently released, which you can watch below. They also released a teaser image that you can check out below too.
The episode titles for the first two episodes were already released, and include The Six Thatchers (Episode 1) and The Lying Detective (Episode 2).
During a previous interview with EW, Steven Moffat said:
The first series was all about the beginning of their friendship. Second about the formative stages, the love and fear and loss and all that. The third was good days, me and my pal and my pal’s wife. Those are golden days. The missing element in a lot of Sherlock Holmes adaptations is allowing it to be funny. There’s a lot of humor in Sherlock Holmes, and it’s ignored in a lot of adaptations. [Season 4] is going to be… I suppose you’d say… consequences. It’s consequences. Chickens come to roost. It’s dark in some ways—obviously it’s great fun and a Holmes romp and all that—but there’s a sense of… things… coming back to bite you. It’s not a safe, sensible way to live. It’s hilarious and exhilarating some days, but some days it’s going to be bloody frightening.
“[Fans will be] desperate for series 5. We’re certainly going to put them through the mill. It’s going to be more of an emotional upheaval. Hopefully enjoyable and fun, all the things Sherlock must always be. It will be tough at times. Maybe that’s the word? A tougher series.
— BBC One (@BBCOne) October 26, 2016
Sherlock stars Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock Holmes), Martin Freeman (Dr. John Watson), Una Stubbs (Mrs. Hudson), Rupert Graves (DI Lestrade), Louise Brealey (Molly Hooper), Mark Gatiss (Mycroft Holmes), and Andrew Scott (Jim Moriarty).
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