Henry Cavill Is Your New Sherlock Holmes

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GQ Men Of The Year Award 2018
Henry Cavill arrives for the 20th GQ Men of the Year Award at Komische Oper on November 8, 2018 in Berlin, Germany.

In surprise casting news, former Superman, Henry Cavill, is your new Sherlock Holmes. He is set to portray Arthur Conan Doyle's legendary detective for Enola Holmes.

Millie Bobby Brown will star in the film, which features a script by Jack Thorne adapting Nancy Springer's book series.

GQ Men Of The Year Award 2018
Henry Cavill arrives for the 20th GQ Men of the Year Award at Komische Oper on November 8, 2018 in Berlin, Germany.

Launching in 2006 with The Case Of The Missing Marquess, Springer's tomes tell the tale of Sherlock and Mycroft Holmes' much younger sister, Enola, who turns out to be a highly capable detective in her own right.

Helena Bonham Carter‘s aboard to play Enola's mother, while Fleabag and Killing Eve veteran Harry Bradbeer will direct the film.

GQ Men Of The Year Award 2018
Henry Cavill arrives for the 20th GQ Men of the Year Award at Komische Oper on November 8, 2018 in Berlin, Germany.

The plot for the film is said to involve a missing teen whose father has been murdered.

Cavill will next be seen in Netflix's The Witcher, based on the best-selling fantasy book series.

Beyond that, he doesn't have any other big screen projects currently in the works.

GQ Men Of The Year Award 2018
Henry Cavill arrives for the 20th GQ Men of the Year Award at Komische Oper on November 8, 2018 in Berlin, Germany.
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