Entertainment 'Enola Holmes' director hints at sequel
Millie Bobby Brown is Sherlock Holmes' sister in Enola Holmes trailer
The full-length trailer for the Millie Bobby Brown-starring Enola Holmes dropped Tuesday. She plays Sherlock Holmes sister as she searches for her missing mother, even as he slows her work.The 16-year-old Stranger Things actress stars as the title character, the sister of Sherlock and Mycroft Holmes, in the trailer that was released Tuesday.
"Enola Holmes" director Harry Bradbeer said there have been talks to make a sequel but nothing is set in stone yet.
The filmmaker addressed speculations of an installment following the movie's success after it premiered on Netflix on Sept. 23. It would be fitting to create more films given that the original story comes from a six-book series of the same name from author Nancy Springer.
"There's discussion. I can't really say," Bradbeer said as quoted by We Got This Covered.
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"It'd be crazy of me to say. I think we would love it, if it would happen," he added.
Bradbeer admitted that it "would be amazing" to see more "Enola Holmes" films. This means "someone's going to have the energy for it."
"It'd be wonderful to get five more movies out of this scene. I do think they're extraordinary stories to tell, and what a period," he said.
If a sequel will happen then Millie Bobby Brown definitely wants to reprise her role as the titular character. The actress told Entertainment Weekly that when she first agreed to sign on the project she only thought she would do just one film.
However, a soon as she went on set and played the character, she "fell in love with her." Enola Holmes "became part of my heart," Brown said.
"I always said I loved playing Eleven [on "Stranger Things"] because I didn't just do one thing and then stop playing her. I love that I can continually play her, and with the Enola book series... I really am optimistic about the future. I'm so looking forward to [hopefully] getting back to work," she explained.
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"Ultimately, this has been my favorite thing that I've ever done in my life. So to do it all over again would be a dream," Brown shared.
"Enola Holmes" is not just the English star's first starring role in a movie. She did appear in the blockbuster hit "Godzilla" but she was not the star in the film. It was her big-screen debut though. The Netflix film, on the other hand, was her first producing credit. She said she was doubly devoted to taking part in the movie and which she will not hesitate to do again in the sequel.
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Enola Holmes only just hit Netflix this week, but the impressive reviews for the Sherlock Holmes spin-off has already led to speculation that a sequel will soon follow. Millie Bobby Brown, who has been widely praised for her performance as the teenage detective who lives in the shadow of her already famous older brother Sherlock, played by Henry Cavill, has said she’s tempted by a follow-up. Read more: Historical inaccuracy spotted on Enola Holmes posterThat wasn’t originally the case, though, as Brown said that when she agreed to make the film she was only interested in doing just one.