Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown plays Enola Holmes in new Netflix movie

Enola Holmes. Image Courtesy Netflix, Legendary
Enola Holmes. Image Courtesy Netflix, Legendary /

Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown stars in Netflix’s Enola Holmes

Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown will star in Enola Holmes, a new Netflix movie. Netflix also shared the first look at the new movie.

Enola Holmes, which is based on a series of novels by Nancy Springer, focuses on Enola, Sherlock Holmes’s younger sister. Brown has been cast as Enola while Henry Cavill, who stars in Netflix’s The Witcher, is cast as her brother, Sherlock. Mycroft, the other brother who rounds out the trio, will be played by Sam Claflin in the Netflix movie.

The cast for this movie is excellent! Brown has been thrust into the spotlight with her portrayal of Eleven in the Netflix original series Stranger ThingsCavill is best known for playing Superman in DC Comics films and Geralt of Rivia in The Witcher.  Most recently, Claflin played Oswald Mosley in Peaky Blinders and, in the past, played Finnick Odair in The Hunger Games trilogy of movies.

The trio’s mother, Eudoria, is played by Helena Bonham Carter and will be joined by Fiona Shaw, Adeel Akhtar, Frances de la Tour, Louis Partridge, Susie Wokoma and Burn Gorman.

The story will take place in the late 19th century, as you can see from the first look photos below, that Netflix shared on Twitter.

Enola is set to take on her very first case of try to solve the mystery of her mother’s disappearance on the girl’s sixteen birthday. She possesses the same gifts of investigation as her brothers.

CinemaBlend reports, as with many new films that make their way to Netflix, Enola Holmes was set to be a theatrical release, but with all of the shuts downs, Netflix acquired the film for it’s streaming service.

According to The Verge, Netflix and others involved in the film are being sued by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s estate. Doyle is the man who originally created Sherlock Holmes. The release date was set for September, but this pending lawsuit could cause problems with this.

We will keep you updated on any all information on Enola Holmes as we receive it.

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