Hold on to your smoking pipe! Robert Downey, Jr. has signed up to play the super-sleuth in Guy Ritchie‘s 2010 adaptation of Lionel Wigram‘s Sherlock Holmes comic book series. Jude Law is slated to play sidekick Dr. Watson and Rachel McAdams will play his love interest (Irene Adler). Can RD, Jr. bring his effortless charm to Detective Holmes? Elementary, we predict.
See photos below from last night’s pre-production press conference: