Millie Bobby Brown & Harry Bradbeer On Crafting A Modern Superheroine In The Victorian-Era ‘Enola Holmes’ – Q&A

Millie Bobby Brown & Harry Bradbeer On Crafting A Modern Superheroine In The Victorian-Era ‘Enola Holmes’ – Q&A
Exclusive: Nancy Springer’s book series, The Enola Holmes Mysteries, posits a simple idea: rather than re-tread the ground of Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories for the thousandth time, what if Sherlock had a little sister whose adventures captured the spirit of the classic detective’s investigations from the perspective of a character beaten down by her young age and the gender norms of the Victorian era? It is the surprisingly rich recipe for a series of six books and, now, a motion picture adaptation by director Harry Bradbeer, starring Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things) in the title role.

The 16-year-old Brown also happens to be the film’s originating producer. As she explained, over a Zoom conversation with Deadline and her director, it was a project born when she first read the book series with her older sister Paige and fell in love with
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