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Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly are Holmes and Watson

Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly are re-teaming for the Arthur Conan Doyle inspired Holmes and Watson


Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly, who have previously teamed for comedies like Step Brothers and Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, are prepping a Sony Pictures comedy inspired by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s legendary detective, Sherlock Holmes. Titled Holmes and Watson, the big screen comedy will feature Ferrell as the 21B Baker Street sleuth with Reilly playing Dr. Watson.

Holmes and Watson will be directed by Etan Cohen, who recently directed Ferrell and Kevin Hart in Get Hard. According to the article, the film was originally planned to team Ferrell with Sacha Baron Cohen in the Watson role. Cohen also starred with Ferrell and Reilly in Talladega Nights.

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