#1 Posted by kingmark14 (826 posts) - - Show Bio

Maybe Idris Elba?

#2 Posted by Guardiandevil83 (6028 posts) - - Show Bio

Idris Elba folk.

#3 Edited by Commander_Kane (717 posts) - - Show Bio

Gilbert Gottfried

#4 Edited by JetiiMitra (8870 posts) - - Show Bio

No idea. I'm not sure about Idris Elba; I mean he's already playing a detective but Sherlock Holmes is a different kind of detective.

#5 Posted by Jayc1324 (13374 posts) - - Show Bio

Jamie fox

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#6 Edited by LyraFay (2536 posts) - - Show Bio

Columbus Short from Scandal or that guy from Twelve Years a Slave.

#7 Posted by Cloakx14 (3962 posts) - - Show Bio

Chiwetel Ejiofor.

#8 Posted by SoA (5241 posts) - - Show Bio

@cloakx14 said:

Chiwetel Ejiofor.

he would be (more) awesome

#9 Posted by PunyBanner (111 posts) - - Show Bio

Don Cheadle.

#10 Posted by The Stegman (25964 posts) - - Show Bio

I could see Don Cheadle as Sherlock dark.

#11 Posted by G_leno (1132 posts) - - Show Bio

Morgan Freeman. He can play a white Sherlock if he wanted to.

#12 Posted by WaveMotionCannon (5656 posts) - - Show Bio

@g_leno: lol! He could play Moriarty too

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#13 Edited by _Gaff_ (3752 posts) - - Show Bio

Don Cheadle

#14 Edited by KnightRise (4762 posts) - - Show Bio

Idris Elba folk.

Idris Elba can play any black Brit. idris Elba can play any black American. Idris Elba can play any African of any nationality. Idris Elba can/should play my step-father according to my mom.

#15 Edited by Dratini1331 (7040 posts) - - Show Bio

Idris Elba will always be Stacker Pentecost to me, I like Pacific Rim way too much.

#16 Edited by DrMantisToboggan (594 posts) - - Show Bio

@g_leno said: Morgan Freeman. He can play a white Sherlock if he wanted to.

Hahaha this

#17 Posted by JohnnyGat (1578 posts) - - Show Bio

Don Cheadle

#18 Posted by youknowwhattodo (1546 posts) - - Show Bio

Samuel Jackson

#19 Posted by Jonez120 (5142 posts) - - Show Bio
#20 Posted by GeekyEverAfter (353 posts) - - Show Bio

Idris Elba, he's an amazing actor.

#21 Posted by bob808 (6785 posts) - - Show Bio

Why would you even want a black Sherlock Holmes?

#22 Posted by kingmark14 (826 posts) - - Show Bio

@bob808: what's wrong with a black Sherlock Holmes?

#23 Posted by Experio (17128 posts) - - Show Bio

Denzel Washington :P

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#24 Posted by kingmark14 (826 posts) - - Show Bio

Any other opinions?

#25 Posted by PapiNacho (3225 posts) - - Show Bio

I pentuple Cheadle.

#26 Posted by VoodooPenguin (1077 posts) - - Show Bio

Oh wow, there isn't a ****storm yet. I am prepared.

#27 Posted by SOG7dc (8018 posts) - - Show Bio

No one. Because Sherlock is a white man....

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#28 Posted by RustyRoy (13828 posts) - - Show Bio

@g_leno said:

Morgan Freeman. He can play a white Sherlock if he wanted to.

This.

#29 Edited by JonSmith (4010 posts) - - Show Bio

Dwayne Johnson. Imagine their take on Holmes' drug/alchohol addiction:

"CAN YOU SMELL WHAT SHERLOCK IS COOKING?!"

#30 Posted by kyrees (6164 posts) - - Show Bio

@jonsmith said:

Dwayne Johnson. Imagine their take on Holmes' drug/alchohol addiction:

"CAN YOU SMELL WHAT SHERLOCK IS COOKING?!"

dwayne is black ?

#31 Posted by JonSmith (4010 posts) - - Show Bio

@kyrees said:

dwayne is black ?

I've always thought of him as. Black Lite, maybe, but black.

#32 Posted by HolySerpent (12793 posts) - - Show Bio

Samuel jackson

#33 Posted by Cloakx14 (3962 posts) - - Show Bio

@sog7dc said:

No one. Because Sherlock is a white man....

#34 Posted by RogueShadow (11866 posts) - - Show Bio

I wouldn't really want a white Sherlock Holmes, unless it were modern day like Sherlock. Even then, it'd be weird. Anyway, I say Chiwetel Ejiofor.

#36 Posted by fodigg (6136 posts) - - Show Bio

Poor phrasing. It wouldn't be "black Sherlock Holmes", it would be "Sherlock Holmes". But yeah, Idris could do it. More Idris in everything.

#37 Posted by Alertcircuit (177 posts) - - Show Bio

@sog7dc said:

No one. Because Sherlock is a white man....

John Watson wasn't asian or a woman, and Elementary's still pretty good.

#38 Posted by PowerHerc (85335 posts) - - Show Bio

Who would play a Pacific Islander Sherlock Holmes?

#39 Edited by PowerHerc (85335 posts) - - Show Bio

Who would play a Native American Sherlock Holmes?

#40 Posted by Oscars94 (2619 posts) - - Show Bio

@kingmark14: That show already exists, lol. It's called Luther. It's awesome!

#41 Posted by AmazingAngel (4121 posts) - - Show Bio

@cloakx14 said:

Chiwetel Ejiofor.

Elba would be good but too gritty, Ejiofor screams classic Holmes.