Sherlock Holmes Season 5 Release Date, Cast, Plot, Trailer and What will be new?

Adapted from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes detective stories, is the British crime television series, Sherlock. Where the main character Sherlock Holmes, is portrayed by Benedict Cumberbatch and his side-kick/physician Doctor John Watson, portrayed by Martin Freeman. This British network BBC produced show has never failed to delight its audience from its premiere in 2010. The fourth season which came out in 2017, had the crowd guessing if there would be another instalment.

Release Date:

Confirmed release dates are not out as of now. But it is speculated that confirmed dates will be revealed by mid or late 2020. Since Benedict is already working on many projects, the crew is finding it hard to align his schedule with Martin’s. Considering all the factors, the fifth season is most likely to be out by the end of 2022 or early 2023.


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Since the story revolves around Sherlock and Watson, there isn’t a better duo than Cumberbatch and Freeman suited for this. Mycroft Holmes still being Mark Gatiss, there are rumours about new faces this season. Promises cant be made on the return of Moriarty as a character. He might still be given some screen time in the visions of Sherlock.


The trailer and teaser are speculated to launch by the end of 2021. It may have hints about the new villain/antagonist. The trailer might show the link between season 4 and 5 too. Some theorize an ally becoming a foe this season, nothing is clear as of now.

What will be NEW?

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Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss are both exceptional writers and always had it in them to bring out the best from a story. We should expect no less from the previous seasons, it is said to get only better this time. The new villain(s)/antagonist in this season might turn an ally into his pawn. There are many theories on this new season, but we can only eagerly wait for the new season to arrive!

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