Martin Freeman recently dropped a major bomb about Sherlock Season 4. The actor, who plays John Watson in the series, revealed that the new season of the detective drama will be out “around Christmas.”
“We are back filming now and the three shows will, I imagine, be out around Christmas,” Freeman said during a guest appearance on The Graham Norton Show, The Independent reports.
The BBC series has been off the air for two whole years, save for the sole Victorian special titled “The Abominable Bride” that aired last Christmas.
According to Metro, Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays the show’s genius spy Sherlock Holmes, was spotted around London filming outside the MI5.
Although the cast and crew are tight-lipped about plot details, Cumberbatch promised that the wait will be “worth it.”
What’s clear for now is that Watson and Mary (Amanda Abbington) are learning the ropes on parenting in Season 4. Holmes also appears to be a have a new furry friend.
Sherlock Season 4 showrunners Mark Gatiss and Stephen Moffat also dished a few things fans can expect in the upcoming run.
“‘Whatever else we do, wherever we all go, all roads lead back to Baker Street – and it always feels like coming home,” the creators revealed. “Ghosts of the past are rising in the lives of Sherlock Holmes and John Watson bringing adventure, romance and terror in their wake. This is the story we’ve been telling from the beginning. [It’s] a story [that’s] about to reach its climax.”
Meanwhile, fans can catch Benedict Cumberbatch as the Sorcerer Supreme in the upcoming Marvel movie Doctor Strange.
“We felt free to go as far as we could imagine, so we’re doing a lot of things that I think have not been done before,” Cumberbatch said about what sets apart Doctor Strange from the other films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The film also stars Tilda Swinton, Rachel McAdams and Chiwetel Ejiofor.
Doctor Strange will be in theatres Nov. 4.