Jude Law for Sherlock Holmes Dr. Watson?
The rumours are racing about the casting for Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes, we've heard that Russell Crowe is in talks for just about every role and debunked, and now we're hearing that Jude Law is the latest to be linked by the media with the important role of Sherlock Holmes' sidekick, Doctor Watson.
Now this one I could believe more than Crowe as Law is much less likely to compete for screen presence with Robert Downey Jr.
It would mean that the main character on screen, and the one that your eyes are drawn to, is Robert Downey Jr., and although Jude Law is a good actor, he just isn't the huge personality on screen that Downey or Crowe are.
The latest rumour for the new version of Sherlock Holmes, which is actually revisiting some of the oldest material for the character, comes from EW and tells us nothing to back the story up other than the article saying that they've learned he's in negotiations.
You know the more I think about that casting choice the more I like it. What do you think? Could Jude Law play a good Dr. Watson? Or is this getting as bad as the Batman 3 rumours?