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Here's your first look at Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes

Sir Ian McKellen will play Sherlock Holmes in the upcoming film Mr. Holmes, and the actor released a preview of what we can expect from his character in the film.

Though McKellen is only 75, he'll play a 93-year-old Sherlock in the film. The movie, directed by Bill Condon and based on a novel by Mitch Cullin, will take place in 1947, as Holmes enjoys his retirement.

Mr. Holmes is set for 2015 release and is currently in pre-production, Hypable reports. Take a look at McKellen's Sherlock below. --Meghan DeMaria

 
 
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