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Netflix is developing a new Sherlock Holmes series

Netflix is developing a new Sherlock Holmes series, called The Irregulars. This time do not play the famous British detective in the lead role, but a street gang that Holmes is helping to solve crimes.

The street gang is based on the Baker Street Irregulars Boys, which existed in the original Sherlock Holmes books by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. These guys kept a watchful eye on the street and gave the British detective with the necessary information.

The script for the series will be developed by Tom Bidwell, who previously was responsible for the new version of the animated film Watership Down BBC and Netflix.

The adventures of Sherlock Holmes are already several times successfully filmed. Robert Downey Jr. gave shape to the detective in the film Sherlock Holmes (2009) and Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows (2011). Benedict Cumberbatch played Holmes from 2010 to 2017 in the series Sherlock.

It is not yet known when the series will be shown.

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