Dubai date revealed for Holmes premiere

07/12/2009 - Dubai Lifestyle News
Dubai date revealed for Holmes premiere

Posted by Neil King

For film enthusiasts who have a property in the UAE the release date of Sherlock Holmes may be on your social calendar.

The production starring Hollywood heartthrobs Robert Downey Jr and Jude Law will premiere in Dubai from December 22nd at CineStar Cinemas.

Guy Ritchie, the film's director, said of the production: "Sherlock Holmes is an iconic British character and bringing our story to life on the streets of London, Liverpool and Manchester was part of the fun of making this film."

Ritchie highlighted that this year marks the 150th anniversary of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's birth and he added that he is excited about the release of the production.

This adaptation portrays Holmes with fighting skills that match his intellect, brought to screens by Warner Bros Pictures.

Commenting on playing the character of Sherlock Holmes, Robert Downey Jr stated that Holmes is proud to be British and feels that he knows every part of the city of London, which in his day was thought of as the centre of the world.

As part of a competition there will be 50 double passes up for grabs for the night of the premiere in Dubai.