First Clip Of Ian McKellen’s Retired Elderly Sherlock In Mr Holmes, Sadly Devoid of Bees

Not Ian Holm. That's a different guy.

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This clip, however, does contain the following: 1) Sherlock Holmes throwing shade at Watson’s accounts of their detective work; 2) Sherlock Holmes being indirectly outsmarted by a woman, kind of; and 3) Ian McKellen being sassy to a tiny youngster while speaking in a raspy voice about not being able to remember stuff. It’s every nerd’s dream.

The film is an adaptation of the book A Slight Trick of the Mind, which is about retired bee-farming Holmes revisiting his old cases in the post WWII 1940s with the help of aforementioned tiny youngster. As of now it has no official release date, but let’s hope its soon After all, the game is afoot!

(via ComingSoon.net)

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