Elementary Dear Crowe it would seem as Russell Crowe will reportedly play Dr. Watson in Guy Ritchie’s new movie about legendary English detective Sherlock Holmes.
“Russell wants the part, Guy wants Russell. All they’ve got left to do is dot the i’s and cross the t’s” according to an insider for The Sun.
Crowe will star as the detective’s famous assistant alongside Robert Downey Jr. as Holmes.
Crowe had been due to start work on Ridley Scott’s Robin Hood revisionist tale “Nottingham” but his schedule has since been freed up due to that project being delayed almost a year.
Shooting on the Ritchie Holmes project begins next month.