After finishing Bohemian Rhapsody in the absence of Bryan Singer who was terminated from the film, the film witnessed a $900 million earning at the box office worldwide winning four Oscars which includes Rami Malek for Best Actor. Fletcher’s recent opus Rocketman detailing the life of performer Elton John debut earlier this summer and generated over $175 million.
The co-creator of Narcos, Chris Brancato will serve as the film’s screenwriter accompanied by Joel Silver, Susan Downey, Dan Lin and Lionel Wigram. Village Roadshow is also acting as a co-producer on the film.
Guy Ritchie previously directed the first two installments of the Sherlock Holmes franchise which altogether grossed approximately $1 billion at the global box office. Fletcher and Ritchie have previously worked together on Lock, Stock, and Two Barrels in which Ritchie starred.
Sherlock Holmes 3 is expected to open on December 21st, 2021. Fletcher is currently represented by CAA.