Mystery of Sherlock Holmes Season 5: Is Sherlock Holmes Season 5 Really Cancelled? Will Freeman Return to the Show?


Sherlock Holmes neither the series nor the character requires any Introduction. Though if you are not familiar with this word, let me tell you what an Amazing detective he is. Sherlock Holmes is a detective character based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective stories, “Sherlock Holmes”. Hundreds of actors played this character. From 1893, which includes notable performances by Robert Downey Jr., Ian McKellen, and so on.

As a point of discussion in this article, we will be going through Television series form BBC, and Netflix created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss produced by BBC network along with Sue Vertue and other executive producers starring  Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock and Martin Freeman as Doctor John Watson in the lead.

Till now on Sherlock with BBC and Netflix:

In total, four seasons containing three episodes each along with one particular episode making it total thirteen episodes are out there. The Sherlock series has grabbed numerous Nominations and Awards in Emmys, BAFTAs and a Golden Globe.

Both fans and critics praised this series. Season three has gained almost 11.80 million viewers. Just In UK and 6.6 Million in the US, which is highly commendable.

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The music of the series has its separate fan base composed by David Arnold and Michael Price.

Sherlock Holmes Season 5 and its controversies:

There is mixed news for fans. According to resources Moffat and Gatiss have already plotted season 5 in 2014, and Benedict and Moffat have also expressed their interest for season 5. Still, due to prior commitments and other lined up projects, they do not have any immediate plan for it but to continue at some point in the future.

Moreover, there is news regarding the conflict between both the leads of the series Benedict and Freeman. Statement given by Gatiss on delay in season five due to conflicting schedules of both the actors support the same news.

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This is not the first time when fans are facing cold wars between actors. According to resources, Freeman has refused to return to the show as he no more wants to collaborate with Cumberbatch in the future though there are no such confirmations from the actor.

If everything goes well, we can expect season 5 by the end of 2024 or early 2024. Which was initially to be released in late 2024 or mid-2021. Still, Corona outbreak has delayed all the current projects of Producers and Actors, which has its impact on this. For more such latest news and information, stay tuned here.