First UK Poster for Bill Condon's 'Mr. Holmes' Starring Ian McKellen
The Man Behind The Myth. It's another story about Sherlock Holmes starring Ian McKellen as the iconic detective. I can't wait to see this. Premiering at the Berlin Film Festival, which just kicked off, is the new film from Bill Condon (director of Dreamgirls, The Fifth Estate, Breaking Dawn) starring the legendary Ian McKellen as an "aged, retired" Sherlock Holmes. The festival description says that Holmes undertakes "one final big journey, experiences a botanical miracle and resolves to tell a compassionate lie." It's a simple but sleek and effective poster, plus another good reminder that the movie is finally premiering at Berlinale.
Here's the new poster tweeted by Sir Ian McKellen with the note: "Sorry to be a tease, but I hope you like it."
Synopsis from IMDb for Mr. Holmes: An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes looks back on his life, and grapples with an unsolved case involving a beautiful woman. Mr. Holmes, or A Slight Trick of the Mind which is the title of Mitch Cullin's novel this is based on, is being directed by Oscar winner Bill Condon (of Gods and Monsters, Kinsey, Dreamgirls, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, The Fifth Estate previously). The script is by Jeffrey Hatcher and Bill Condon. The film was shot last year around England, with support from BBC Films and FilmNation. Mr. Holmes will be premiering at the Berlin Film Festival this month in Germany. Stay tuned for a review and additional updates. No US release is set yet. Follow @IanMcKellen for more.