Arthur Conan Doyle’s world-famous super-sleuth is returning on screen. BBC’s Sherlock is set to hit the screens with its fifth season. Fans of the show are waiting with anxious anticipation as their favorite detective is making a return to solve difficult cases and came to terms with various personal matters that were very clearly hinted at the end of the fourth season.
Sherlock Season 5 Updates
The show’s creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss are yet to declare an official date for the release of the fifth season. However, fans do not need to worry since a fifth season is definitely on the cards since the fourth season ended in quite telling cliffhangers that need resolving in a new season.
Due to the current global pandemic situation, filming is not possible. However, once situations improve, the super-smart detective will return, fans may hope. In the new series, Holmes is expected to deal with not just criminals and crimes but also his past and family-matters.
Cast Of Sherlock Season 5
The cast is expected to remain the same. Benedict Cumberbatch is expected to reprise the role of the famous detective Sherlock Holmes, originally set in the Victorian era in Doyle’s stories but adapted to the current times by the creators of the show.
Martin Freeman is set to return in the role of John Watson, Holmes’ friend and companion. Mark Gatiss is expected to reprise the role of Mycroft Holmes, the elder brother of Holmes’.
What Has Happened In The Series So Far
So far we have seen the friendship between Holmes and his ever-faithful companion Dr. Watson. They have gone on many an adventure. They have also confronted the criminal mastermind, Moriarty.
In the fourth season, personal matters took a front seat in the show. Watson lost his wife and Holmes discovered a sister he never knew he had. Matters complicated as the sister returned to his life swearing vengeance for everything she had to go through, overshadowed by her two illustrious brothers, Mycroft and Sherlock. In the new season, things might take a dark turn before of course, our favorite detective solves things and retains his charisma.