Ian McKellen has, via Twitter, revealed the first clip from his upcoming movie Mr Holmes, directed by Bill Condon.
The actor, best known as Gandalf and Magneto, can add the iconic role of Sherlock Holmes to his cv now.
An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes looks back on his life, and grapples with an unsolved case involving a beautiful woman. Director: Bill Condon Writers: Mitch Cullin (based on the novel by), Bill Condon (screenplay) Stars: Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Zak Shukor
We’ve embedded the clip from youtube below as well.
Exclusive first clip from my new film MR HOLMES. I’m Holmes, age 93, working my final case with a young confidante. https://t.co/UmlbDP25to
— Ian McKellen (@IanMcKellen) February 4, 2015
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