'Sherlock' Season 4 will be darker, confirms EP; Tom Hiddleston rumored to play as 3rd Holmes brother
Mar 29, 2016 12:16 PM EDT
Series co-creator and BBC producer Steven Moffat has revealed that "Sherlock" Season 4 will be darker compared to the previous installments. Meanwhile, Martin Freeman who plays the character of Doctor Watson, hinted that Mary Morstan will die in the upcoming season. "Thor" star Tom Hiddleston has also been rumored to be the 3rd brother of the Holmes family.
Series co-creator and BBC producer Steven Moffat shared some details about "Sherlock" Season 4. Moffat stated, "This season it'll be darker. We're going to try to take it somewhere we've never seen before, and I don't mean outer space it will be a challenging place to go. We always start with a re-introduction that builds toward a darker climax, we might just be going darker from the outset. We got a very good set of ideas.", Vine Report has cited.
Moreover, cast member Martin Freeman who plays the character of Doctor Watson hinted a major detail about the Mary Morstan (Amanda Abbington). Freeman revealed via Star Mine News that Mary will die in the forthcoming season at the course of a complicated childbirth.
In addition, rumor has it that "Thor" star Tom Hiddleston will join the cast for the 4th installment of "Sherlock". According to Unreality TV, the 35-year-old English actor is said to portray Sherrinford, the third brother of the Holmes family. Such rumors stemmed when series creator Mark Gatiss admitted that he loves to have Hiddleston on the show however, he found it difficult to cast the actor due to his tight schedule.
Production and filming for "Sherlock" Season 4 will begin this Spring and the series is expected to premiere around January 2017 first and exclusive on BBC.
"Sherlock" is a British-American crime drama TV series created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss. The storyline is based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's detective stories "Sherlock Holmes".