Robert Downey Jr. Finalizes Deal for Sherlock Holmes Movie

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Robert Downey Jr. is in final talks to star as Sherlock Holmes in a film to be directed by Mr. Madonna himself, Guy Ritchie.

The Warner Bros. movie, due to start shooting this fall, will depict Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's hero in a less stuffy vein than in his previous incarnations.

We'd imagine, though, that this flick will be far more intense than the Columbia Pictures recently-announced version, which will be produced by Judd Apatow and star Sacha Baron Cohen as the super sleuth, along with Will Ferrell as his sidekick, Dr. Watson.

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