April 21, ’20: Netflix acquired distribution rights to the Legendary Entertainment project, Enola Holmes which stars Millie Bobby Brown, Henry Cavill, Sam Claflin, and Helena Bonham Carter.
Based on Nancy Springer’s world-renowned book series of the same name, Enola Holmes is pivoted on the adventures of Enola (Millie Bobby Brown), Sherlock (Henry Cavill) and Mycroft Holmes’ (Sam Claflin) younger sister, who escapes from her finishing school and takes refuge in London where she sets up her career as an undercover detective particularizing in missing people cases. Enola embarks on a mission to find her missing mother by herself being denied help by her elder brothers in the first place.
The movie is directed by Emmy, BAFTA winner Harry Bradbeer, and written by BAFTA winner Jack Thorne (who also contributed in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child). Millie Bobby Brown becomes the youngest producer in history, producing Enola Holmes alongside Mary Parent, Alex Garcia, and Paige Brown.
Enola Holmes will drop on Netflix late this year.