Jude: “Sherlock” Not Sexed Up

judelawWhile Keanu Reeves will be doing an updated “Dr. Jekyll,” Jude Law (pictured) has already shot his part in a modernized adaptation of another late-Victorian classic: “Sherlock Holmes.” Law plays Watson; Robert Downey, Jr. is Holmes; and Guy (ex-Mr. Madonna) Ritchie directed. Law has just refuted reports that Ritchie sexed the story up. “The physicality, the bare-knuckle fighting, the martial arts are all hinted at in the books,” Law says. “We just hold a magnifying glass over them. A word that author Arthur Conan Doyle uses an awful lot is ‘apprehended’. As in, ‘Holmes and Watson apprehend the villain.’ We get to show the apprehension. The friendship between Holmes and Watson is the kind of friendship you can only have with someone of the same sex, a person you adore but who infuriates you.”

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