Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Will Ferrell and Sacha Baron Cohen joins together to solve crime

If you are a Will Ferrell and Sacha Baron Cohen fan, then there is a good news for you. Once again the comedy duos are joining together and this time Sacha Baron Cohen will take the lead and Will Ferrell will play the role of assistant. Yes, Columbia Pictures is going to make a Sherlock Holmes movie with Sacha Baron Cohen playing the character of Sherlock Holmes, the famous British detective who solves mystery using deductive reasoning. If you are familiar with Sherlock Holmes then thinking about Sacha playing the role will immediately make you laugh. Will Ferrell, the famous American comedian will play Holmes’ faithful assistant Dr. Watson. The announcement. Reuters report:

Cohen, 36, and Ferrell, 40, last appeared together in the 2006 auto racing spoof "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby," with Ferrell in the title role and Cohen playing his rival, a French speed racer.

Screenwriter Etan Cohen, no relation to the British comedian who sprang to movie fame as "Borat," has been signed to pen the screenplay for the as-yet untitled Sherlock Holmes film, the Sony Corp.-owned studio said in a statement.

Rumor is out that the movie will start showing the Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of the character of Sherlock Holmes. The launch date of the production has not been fixed yet and no other decision about the casting or director has been made.

Sacha Baron Cohen is famous for playing characters like Ali G, Borat and Bruno. Will Ferrell has also his share of comedy success like A Night at the Roxbury, Old School, Elf, Anchorman, Kicking & Screaming, Talladega Nights, Stranger than Fiction, Blades of Glory,

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