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American comedian will play Sherlock Holmes

July 2 2008

Studio Columbia Pictures has decided to withdraw the comedy, in which the roles of legendary heroes of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson will perform stand-up comedian Sacha Baron Cohen and Will Ferrell. While comedy does not have a name, but it is known that the picture will be screenwriter Ethan Coen (the film "Tropical Storm"). Was produced by Judd Apatow and Jim Miller.

This is not the first major project on the famous stories Conan Doyle conceived the largest studios in recent times. More recently, the creation of the painting "Sherlock Holmes" said Ritchie.

"Just the thought of Sasha and Will in the roles of Holmes and Watson makes me smile," - says one of the producers Matt Tolmak. In his view, these actors - the most funny and talented guys on the planet. "

Sacha Baron Cohen, known for his controversial role of the Kazakh journalist Borat and Tim Burton musical "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street." Will Ferrell, in turn, finished work on the tape "The country lost."

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