Warner Bros. Pictures’ SHERLOCK HOLMES: A GAME OF SHADOWS, the follow-up to the smash hit SHERLOCK HOLMES has completed 100 days today. The sequel reunited Robert Downey Jr. in his role as the world’s most famous detective, Sherlock Holmes, Jude Law as his formidable colleague, Dr. Watson and producers Joel Silver, Lionel Wigram, Susan Downey and Dan Lin.
SHERLOCK HOLMES – Part 2, written by Michele Mulroney & Kieran Mulroney and created by the late Sir Arthur Conan Doyle had a strong opening weekend in India. The collections to date on SHERLOCK HOLMES: A Game of Shadows in India is 123 million, which is 155% above its sequel SHERLOCK HOLMES which released on 8th January 2010. The announcement was made today by Denzil Dias- Deputy Managing Director-Theatrical, Warner Bros. Pictures India. Sherlock Holmes – A Game of Shadows opened on approximately 115 screens on 29th December 2011. The film is currently still in release in DT Vasant Kunj, Delhi.
Denzil Dias, Deputy Managing Director, Theatrical, Warner Bros. Pictures India, stated, “The film’s successful box office proves the appeal of Sherlock Holmes, especially in the hands of Guy Ritchie and his amazing cast, led by Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law. The franchise has clearly resonated with the Indian audience. We would like to thank our exhibitors especially DT Cinemas on this excellent run. We would also like to thank our audiences due to whom this rare achievement has been made possible. We hope they will show the same love and interest to our forthcoming films, THE DARK KNIGHT RISES and THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY.’’
Mr. Anant Verma, Business Head & Director, DT Cinemas commented, “We’ve had fantastic innings with this brilliant fictional detective movie – SHERLOCK HOLMES. It is overwhelming to observe that our patrons absolutely loved Detective Sherlock Holmes played by Robert Downey Jr. and his Stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn making the movie complete its 100 days. It is our constant endeavour to transfer best cinematic experiences to our patrons through all our cinemas and we are delighted to achieve just that!”
The film was distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, and in select territories by Village Roadshow Pictures.