has become the latest actor to portray the most famous detective in all of fiction, Sherlock Holmes. Cavill will play a supporting role as the consulting detective in Netflix
's upcoming movie Enola Holmes, which stars Millie Bobby Brown
from Stranger Things
in the lead role as Sherlock's fourteen-year-old genius sister Enola. In an interview with Radio Times
, Cavill explained how his version of Sherlock will differ from previous takes on the character.
"Our Sherlock is different from what we may see as the traditional misogynistic genius. Enola softens Sherlock and opens up his heart, which we haven't really had access to in other renditions."
Ironically, the exact same character arc described by Henry Cavill recently featured in the third season of the BBC show Sherlock
, where the famous detective, played by Benedict Cumberbatch
, discovers he has a genius sister named Eurus, and in is efforts to help her,