It takes 3 months to film a single series of Sherlock. Two years of pre-production and a couple of months for editing, scoring and other post-production stages.
That’s around 3 years in total.
The main issue in doing more Sherlock, however, seems to be that 3-month period, plus an extra month or so before filming begins, for Benedict Cumberbatch’s and Martin Freeman’s schedules to meet. Continue reading “Sherlock: Series 5 or more Specials?”