We were teased with photos from the set and, in the sea of contemporary Sherlocks, I think we were pleased to see our hero back in his Victorian habitat.
Now, a lot of the excitement stemmed from the fondness expressed by many for the original Russian Holmes series starring Vasily Livanov and Vitaly Solomin. Said series did not impress me too much but I confess that I have not watched it all and may not be in the best position to judge it as a result.
Regardless of my personal opinion, people were excited about the prospect of a new series from Russia and I have to admit that the set photos looked good.
But how was the series received? Usually, Sherlock related news, if you are a Sherlockian, tends to find you and almost hit you in the face. For me, information on this series has not done so. I have no idea of its impact. Can anyone out there fill me in on how it went down both within Russia and internationally? Are there any plans for a second series?
My thanks in advance.
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