Date: 18th August 2016

Will Ferrell and John C Reilly reunite for Sherlock Holmes comedy.

Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly are to reunite to play comedic versions of Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson.

The actors previously appeared together in 2006's Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby and again in 2008 for Step Brothers.

Etan Cohen, who directed Ferrell in Get Hard last year, will direct the comedy from his own self-penned script.

Ferrell will play Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous sleuth, while Reilly will portray his dependable companion.

Recent film versions of the author's famous stories have starred Robert Downey Jr and Jude Law in the iconic roles.

Source: Press Release