New Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Preview Clip Has Holmes and Watson Holding on to a Moving Train
12.12.11 by Ryan
If you've paid any attention to the vast amount of preview clips and trailers for the upcoming sequel, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, you probably noticed that the movie will feature Holmes (Robert Downey, Jr.) occasionally dressed in drag and also shirtless. However, the latest preview clip combines a shirtless, cross-dressing Holmes with danger as he hangs from the side of a moving train alongside his friend and colleague Dr. Watson (Jude Law). Nothing like action mixed with a compromising situation.
How Holmes and Watson ended up on the train isn't explained, though we can presume it's because of the duo's pursuit of the unique criminal mind of Holmes' most infamous nemesis: Professor Moriarty (Jared Harris). That, and director Guy Ritchie's intent of making the sequel to 2009's Sherlock Holmes "bigger and better."
"I'm too close to be objective about this now, but originally when we were constructing this conceptually, we just wanted to make it bigger," Ritchie told MTV. "We wanted to make it bigger and better, and I'm not sure if you can be more eloquent than that."
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows was written by Kieren and Michele Mulroney and co-stars Noomi Rapace as gypsy fortuneteller Sim, Stephen Fry as Holmes' brother, Mycroft, Eddie Marsan as Inspector Lestrade and Rachel McAdams as Irene Adler.