Enola Holmes trailer: Millie Bobby Brown out-Sherlocks Sherlock Holmes – Polygon
Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown is set to solve some mysteries in Victorian England in Netflix’s upcoming adaptation of Enola Holmes.
Based on the book series of the same name, Enola Holmes follows the younger sister of the famed detective. After her mother goes missing, Enola is put under the guardianship of her brothers, Sherlock and Mycroft, who intend to send her to a finishing school. But free-spirited Enola won’t have any of that, so she decides to take matters in her own hands and solve her mother’s disappearance.
The star-studded cast includes Superman and Geralt of Rivera himself, Henry Cavill, as the now hunky Sherlock Holmes, with The Hunger Games series’ Sam Claflin as Mycroft, the stuffy older brother with a brilliant moustache. Helena Bonham Carter plays the Holmes matriarch, Eudoria.
While reimaginings of Sherlock Holmes are a dime a dozen, the Conan Doyle Estate had a particular issue about this version. The estate filed a lawsuit against Netflix, saying that because the film depicts Sherlock Holmes as having emotions — yes, you read that right — it violates copyright, since they claim that the character only has emotions in the stories published between 1927-1928, which still belong to the estate.
Enola Holmes — and an emotional Sherlock Holmes — hits Netflix on Sept. 23.