Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes in Mr Holmes

2015

Directed by Bill Condon
Screenplay by Jeffrey Hatcher

 

Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes

Laura Linney as Mrs Munro

Mr Holmes is a new twist on the world's most famous detective. 1947, an ageing Sherlock Holmes returns from a journey to Japan, where, in search of a rare plant with powerful restorative qualities, he has witnessed the devastation of nuclear warfare. Now, in his remote seaside Sussex farmhouse, Holmes faces the end of his days tending to his bees, with only the company of his housekeeper and her young son, Roger. Grappling with the diminishing powers of his mind, Holmes comes to rely upon the boy as he revisits the circumstances of the unsolved case that forced him into retirement, and searches for answers to the mysteries of life and love -- before it's too late.

Additional Cast in Alphabetic Order

 Roger Allam (Tamara Drewe, The Book Thief)
Frances Barber (Doctor Who, Silk)
Philip Davis (Vera Drake, Notes on a Scandal)
Frances de la Tour (The History Boys, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire)
Patrick Kennedy (War Horse, Atonement)
Hattie Morahan (The Golden Compass, The Bank Job)

Milo Parker (Ghosthunters: On Icy Trails) as Mrs. Munro's son, Roger

Hiroyuki Sanada (The Wolverine, 47 Ronin) as Umezaki

 

Principal photography began in UK 5 July 2014
Principal photography completed 22 August 2014
Filming locations in East Surrey, UK and London

Based on the novel "A Slight Trick of the Mind" by Mitch Cullin

Over 70 actors have previously played Sherlock Holmes. Now he's 93 years old and it's my turn. #MrHolmes pic.twitter.com/B9HkUgfkCv

— Ian McKellen (@IanMcKellen) July 9, 2014

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