“Sherlock” Will Return For A Special And Three New Episodes

Filming will begin in January next year. This means that the special won’t be until Christmas 2015.

1. The BBC announced Wednesday that Sherlock will return for a special and another three episodes, to begin filming in 2015.

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In a BBC statement, co-creator, writer, and executive producer of Sherlock Mark Gatiss said: “Series Four! At last Not only THAT, we’ll then be shooting three more episodes which will take Sherlock and John Watson into deeper and darker water than ever before. The whole Sherlock team are terrifically excited to return for four new adventures. The Game is on - again!”

9. A few days before the announcement, Sherlock star Martin Freeman said the show would likely begin filming early next year and would return in December 2015.

13. But as new episodes have been rumoured for a long time, Twitter reaction to all of this news has been mixed.

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