We think we know all about Conan Doyle’s immortal detective, with his pipes, dressing-gown and cocaine – but do we really, asks Sam Leith
We are comforted by his ability to solve intractable problems, but our love of Sherlock, and science, is tinged with apprehension
Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” is hotter than ever, but that doesn’t mean all 100 (exaggeration) adaptations will make it to theaters. Lionsgate has their I, Frankenstein, starring Aaron Eckhart and Bill Nighy, hitting Comic-Con for a January debut. Then there’s Fox, who is now in pre-production on a Max Landis-scripted vers
ion that will star The Woman in Black‘s Daniel Radcliffe as the Hunchback. Oh, and don’t forget Dark Sky’s Frankenstein’s Army, out this month.