How awesome does this sound?!?
An untitled comedy is being planned that will star Sacha Baron Cohen as master detective Sherlock Holmes and Will Ferrell as Watson, his crime-solving partner. Variety has the story.
Etan Cohen (Tropic Thunder) is writing the script, while Judd Apatow and Jimmy Miller will produce.
The comedy is inspired by Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes series.
It reteams Baron Cohen and Ferrell, who played rival racecar drivers in the 2006 hit comedy Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, which Apatow and Miller also produced. As you can see, the actors get along quite well: