The BBC has not released and new promotional material for Sherlock season 3, perhaps out of an awareness that the show already has a very strong fanbase that has spent almost two years in anticipation.
Sherlock was the fan favorite since it’s first started in 2010 mostly because of the Benedict Cumberbatch and his superb skills of acting, There are also rumors going around of him appearing in Star Wars VII As Sith Lord.
So far we’ve seen a 30-second teaser for Sherlock Holmes’ (Benedict Cumberbatch) reunion with the various characters in the show, including a newly-mustachioed John Watson (Martin Freeman), but no official air date for the episode has yet been announced.
Sherlock season 3 has just finished filming, according to a tweet from writer and star Mark Gatiss, and the first new episode is expected to air this fall. Sherlock isn’t the only show in the BBC’s fall line-up, however, and the broadcaster has now released a promotional trailer to showcase series – both new and continuing – that will be airing on BBC One in the coming months.
The promo features a few short clips from the Sherlock teaser that was previously released, but also unveils the first piece of spoken dialogue from season 3. Amidst a montage of appropriate clips, Sherlock is seen apparently trying to spur John into action with the words, “The thrill of the chase, the blood pumping through your veins – just the two of us against the rest of the world.”
That may be easier said than done, since Amanda Abbington has joined the cast this season as Mary Morstan, whom John married in the Arthur Conan Doyle stories before subsequently moving out of the 221B Baker Street bachelor pad, which also serves as a headquarters for Sherlock’s sleuthing.
The latest rumor has now suggested that January 1, 2014 will be the new season premiere date.