"Sherlock Holmes 3" is officially moving forward, as Variety announced today that a team of well-established writers has joined the final film in the Warner Bros. trilogy. This team includes Nicole Perlman, Gary Whitta, Justin Malen, Geneva Dworet-Robertson and Kieran Fitzgerald.
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Perlman and Whitta are both part of the Disney/Marvel/Star Wars-verse. Perlman, whose "Gamora" comic book series from Marvel appeared in recent solicitations, is currently writing "Captain Marvel" and the untitled "Labyrinth" sequel. Whitta's current project is "Rogue One," Disney's highly anticipated standalone "Star Wars" film, which debuts this December.
Malen wrote the script for The Rock's "Baywatch," which is due in theaters next summer. Dworet-Robertson has been working on two forthcoming scripts: "Dungeons and Dragons" and Alicia Vikander's "Tomb Raider." Fitzgerald's most recent writing credit was on Oliver Stone's "Snowden," which starred Joseph Gordon-Levitt and debuted earlier this year.
"Sherlock Holmes 3" reportedly still has Downey, Jude Law and Guy Ritchie attached. No release date has been announced for the film.