'Please come back?' - Martin Freeman, Benedict Cumberbatch, and the possible return of Sherlock Holmes!
Five years after Sherlock's last season, showrunner Steven Moffat is ready to write if Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch return. The magnetic duo's involvement in the MCU may challenge this dream.
Benedict and Martin (Source: The Telegraph)
Oh, the game's still afoot, dear readers! Fans have been waiting, hoping, dreaming that one day Martin Freeman's Dr. Watson will once again walk down Baker Street with Benedict Cumberbatch's Sherlock Holmes. It's been five long years, but the clues are starting to point in a promising direction!
'Please Come Back?' - A Plea from Steven Moffat
"They're on to bigger and better things but, Martin and Benedict, 'please come back?'" These were the desperate words of showrunner Steven Moffat, as reported by Winteriscoming.net, expressing his readiness to "start writing tomorrow" if the leads agree.
Is there hope? Are we just daydreaming? Martin Freeman, currently preparing to return as Everett K. Ross in the MCU's "Secret Invasion," and Benedict Cumberbatch, all wrapped up with his role as Doctor Strange, are busy stars, indeed!
But hang on, don't despair just yet!
The Baker Street Boys - A Reunion Not Yet Ruled Out
Despite the busy schedules and the satisfactory ending of the BBC series with Season 4, no one has ruled out the possibility of a fifth season or even a movie. In fact, Cumberbatch himself hinted that he would be interested in a movie rather than a show or spinoff if the script was right.
The tantalizing mystery of "Will they? Won't they?" continues to unravel as the fandom awaits more concrete evidence. But as Sherlock himself would say, "When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth."
Five years is a long time to keep a mystery alive, especially when critics and some fans believe Sherlock has run its course. The question remains: Would reopening the case only compromise the integrity of the series?
Yet, let's not lose sight of the intrigue, the suspense, and the sheer chemistry between Freeman's Watson and Cumberbatch's Holmes. The magic could very well be recaptured, and the game could be on once more!
So, dear Watsons of the world, keep your magnifying glasses at the ready and your ears to the ground. We may not have heard the last of the legendary Baker Street Boys!
Until then, we continue to watch, wait, and wonder, with Moffat's pleading words echoing in our ears: "Martin and Benedict, 'please come back?'"
(Several parts of the text in this article, including the title, were generated with the help of an AI tool.)