SPOILER ALERT:The following contains information and links that reveal confirmed information about Sherlock Season 3 content. Please Stop Reading Now if you do not wish to know anything in advance of the actual airing of the Sherlock Series 3 in your area.
Okay, you can’t say you haven’t been warned.
So, Sherlock, that’s what you’re planning to wear to the wedding, is it?
Yeah. Like That’s going to happen. but Team sherlock did release a video of Martin Freeman in Bilbo regalia (and nearly getting blown away in the New Zealand wind) stating that as soon as he finished his filming in New Zealand, he was heading back to London to film Sherlock Season 3 Episode 3, and that meanwhile fans should pummel Team Sherlock (aka Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat aka Moftiss) with rude, pushy questions and rip their clothes off. Meanwhile, Benedict Cumberbatch had fun pretending to be confused as to his purpose and then making a lot of gesticulations and faces explaining how Sherlock survived the Reichenbach Fall (no, really, you have to watch it). The really good news is that Benedict cumberbatch comfirmed that they are back in the UK at the end of July to begin filming Episode 3 of Sherlock. Hurrah! (And London prepare for the fan attack. It’s not really a riot.)
There’s how many fans waiting outside 221B? And they have pictures of what?!
BBC Sherlock producer Sue Vertue has asked fans to not post any pictures or spoilers for “series 3.” I believe that she, and the cast and crew, are largely concerned with the logistical nightmare of dealing with masses of fans converging on the location shoots with flashes, alerts, and phones going off at inopportune moments. I completely agree and understand the concern. I’d like to ask others to have consideration for the production crew as well as the cast (and no, I’m not saying this because I’m not in London right now. I could be in London right now, but I decided it would be much wiser, and more mature, to go for the delayed gratification of being in London when the Sherlock Season 3 airs. This is what my friend, Heidi, would do.)
I confess to having done a bit of on-location site lurking in my “youth” (and yes, like those lucky fans in Bristol, I even got to be an extra in a crowd shot at the last moment).But they were for shows and films that didn’t draw a large crowd, could easily handle the lurking, and at no time did any of us do anything exceedingly disruptive like snap a shot during filming. Of course, this was before smartphones and built-in cameras (It was certainly way before the technology existed for Benedict Cumberbatch to use his iPhone to shoot a screen test for Star Trek Into Darkness).
So I contemplated a long time on what to do regarding the conflict of interest between wanting to play the “Solving the Mystery of Rat, Wedding, Bow” and not posting any spoilers. I think I’ve come up with a reasonable compromise.
(Yes, duckies, I’ve made this post “sticky” again because people are looking for it.)
Note: I’ll be posting the new links and speculation in reverse chronological order (in other words, the newest stuff will be on top once we get to the actual spoilers and speculation).
Right. There’s going to be some updated theorizing and guessing about Sherlock Season 3, but there will also be some definite “spoilers,” if you call sneak peeks at shooting, rumor, and hints by BBCOne spoilers. If so, stop now. If you don’t want spoilers, stop now!We’ll just mention that shooting is definitely underway and being observed in Bristol, in Cheltenham, in London…
If you don’t want Sherlock Season 3 spoilers, you might want to check out another post like this one with some guesses about Sherlock Season 3 or this one for a bit of post-RF fanfic or this one for a bit of video. We’ll wait until you leave the room before we chat about the latest spoilers.
Okay, don’t say your weren’t warned, Sweetie. (Sorry. I seem to be channeling River Song (who I was hoping was going to be the Doctor’s new companion).) There are video clips with Benedict Cumberbatch in full Sherlock regaliafrom some exterior filming below.
I’m afraid Benedict Cumberbatch is going to be in a spot of trouble with Steve Moffat, Mark Gatiss and the BBC. While Sherlock Season 3 begins shooting on Monday (with the read-through producing some lovely pics),
Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman look like a couple of my relatives after a few drinks at the reunion. Well, I guess it is a reunion for them.
Mr. Cumberbatch inadvertently let slip that he and Martin Freeman are committed for a Sherlock Season 4! According to various reports (see below), Benedict Cumberbatch is reported as saying: “All I know at the moment is that I’m doing these three and another three.”
When asked about the future of Sherlock after Season 4, Mr. Cumberbatch reportedly replied:
“It just depends on Martin and I’s availability, how long we can keep it going. It depends on Steven’s ability. I’d love to keep it going.”
Celebrated with kippers and toast for breakfast! Am throwing myself at cleaning up workload enough that I can finish another story and get some more Sherlock fun done. (I have some thoughts on the suggestion running around the net that Sherlock Season 3, Episode 3, will be The Adventure of the Three Garridebs. )
Meanwhile, let us all bow down before our lords and masters, Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss for getting Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman to sign a contract for Sherlock Season 4 as well as Season 3 (not to mention the wise folks at BBC who approved the contract).
And for those who don’t want any spoilers, you might want to go look at something else. There are some nice fanfic or captions or videos you can amuse your self with. Continue reading →
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