Sheyla

By Sheyla

LifeBuzz Staff

6 Surprising Facts About Sherlock You Probably Didn’t Know

Matt Smith was in the running for the role of Dr. John Watson.

The show creators however, knew they had to go with Martin Freeman as the chemistry between him and Cumberbatch made him the obvious choice. Matt Smith is not complaining either as he landed the lead role in the BBC series Doctor Who.

Matt Smith was in the running for the role of Dr. John Watson.

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Sherlock and John.

Although in the books the two characters address each other by their last names, the writers of the show felt using first names reflects the bond in their friendship.

Sherlock and John.

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As Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman's film careers took off, many wondered if they got too famous and busy to continue with the series.

Cumberbatch put the rumours to rest during a recent interview. "We never say never on the show. I’d love to revisit it, I’d love to keep revisiting it, I stand by that," he explained.

As Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman's film careers took off, many wondered if they got too famous and busy to continue with the series.

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Here is a sneak peek at season four of Sherlock.

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