Top Hats Bonnets and Deerstalkers

Several people have been asking what the filming at the ORNC is. Stephen’s just been snapping away and tells me that it’s for Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows aka Sherlock Holmes 2.

A quick peek at IMDB (and the costumes of course) tells me that this is the Guy Ritchie/Robert Downey Jnr. version, rather than the BBC offering.

UPDATE:

Aiden missed any actual shooting, but he did see the set – rather modest by Pirates of the Caribbean standards; hopefully that will mean they’ve spent the cash on a proper script…

…and the star. This is my fave picture of the lot, not for RDJ himself, but for the giggling girl in the background who can’t quite believe she’s seen him…

UPDATE 2

Ben’s just sent a couple more pics, of Rober Downey Junior chatting to visitors.

However cheesy, I do find that I warm to stars who make an effort to talk to people while they’re filming. When a community feels involved in a project, they engage (which is where that ghastly Run to the Beat noise-pollution-Greenwich-as-jail-cell fiasco fails in utter spades). Admittedly I was going to go and see Sherlock Holmes II anyway, but now I will be going with an even brighter frame of mind.

And this kid will treasure being beaten up by a film star when his bruises go down ;-)


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4 Comments to “Top Hats Bonnets and Deerstalkers”

  1. Robert Number 16 says:

    J. Brett actor (Sherlock Holmes).Was one of the kindest people to me, I have ever known when I had a breakedown.
    Sorry, nothing to do with your post, but it just kicked off a ghost.
    Phantom, I hope will understand.

  2. Old China says:

    Robert, I’m highly envious that you got to meet Jeremy Brett. My favourite Holmes, without a doubt, I often rewatch his episodes on DVD. He always seemed to be a gent in real life too.

  3. Robert Number 16 says:

    Old China.
    Jeremy Brett,was such a gentle soul. He was always interested in asking how “you” were and what had been happening in your life.He shared many personal thoughts with me which will go with me to my grave .A very great man.
    Thank you for your comment.

  4. dexta says:

    Hi

    Bit of inside knowledge here. It wasn’t a reshoot for SH2 which is due out at Xmas. Instead it was a teaser scene for the last film in the trilogy!

    Thanks.