AceShowbiz - The duo behind "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby" and "Step Brothers" are going to reteam for another Sony comedy. Deadline has reported that %cWill Ferrell% and %cJohn C. Reilly% will share screen in "Holmes & Watson", a comedy inspired by Arthur Doyle's Sherlock Holmes tale. Ferrell will portray Holmes, while Reilly will play his faithful wingman, Watson.
The production is expected to begin in late November. The film will be produced by Mosaic and Gary Sanchez, Ferrell's production banner with Adam McKay. Etan Cohen, whose credits include the screenplays for "Tropic Thunder", "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" and "Men in Black 3", provides the script and is on board to helm the project. He also directed Ferrell in "Get Hard".
Ferrell was last seen on the big-screen starring opposite %cMark Wahlberg% in "Daddy's Home" and reprising his role as Mugatu in "Zoolander 2". He will appear in %cJames Franco% and %cMegan Fox%-starring film "Zeroville" and reunite with Wahlberg in "Daddy's Home 2".
As for Reilly, his credits include "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "The Lobster". He can next be seen in "The Little Hours" along with %cDave Franco% and %cAlison Brie%, and in "Kong: Skull Island" opposite %cBrie Larson% and %cTom Hiddleston%. He will once again lend his voice to Ralph in the sequel to "Wreck-It Ralph".