We recently reported that Warner Bros. had given a highly-anticipated sequel a prime release date next year and it seems the film will go into production earlier than anticipated. Empire recently spoke to Sherlock Holmes star Jude Law who revealed that Sherlock Holmes 2 will start filming this fall.

"It looks likely that we're going to shoot the second Sherlock Holmes in October," he told Empire's own Damon Wise, suggesting that Guy Ritchie and his writers aren't too far off a completed script and some intriguing casting announcements.
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He also said that he didn't know much about the storyline for the new sequel.

"I don't know yet where the story will go," Law told us, "but there are a lot of Sherlock Holmes novels to choose from."

We'll be sure to keep you posted on any further news regarding Sherlock Holmes 2 as soon as we have more information.