Guy Ritchie is still putting the finishing touches on Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows and news arises that Warner Bros. has hired a screenwriter for the third in the series.
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows' second trailer premiered last week and sent fans of the series into a fever pitch. Drew Pearce is the studio’s man to bring Sherlock Holmes into trilogy territory. Pearce is a scribe to be trusted it appears with franchises’ third chapter.
Another Robert Downey Jr. series, Iron Man, has Pearce writing Iron Man 3. Pearce is best known currently for his work on the U.K. satire of superheroes, No Heroics.
This is not an unusual piece of news for the Ritchie-helmed Sherlock series. Screenwriters were hired for the sequel three months before the first film arrived in theaters in 2009.