Ah, the public domain, you got to love the weird new stories that happen when characters enter into it and become fair game for all. Sherlock Holmes is one of the most famous, which is why stories and shows around the master detective and his family. Case in point, the Enola Holmes book series, written by Nancy Springer, which has now been adapted into a movie for Netflix:
Here’s the official synopsis:
When Enola Holmes—Sherlock’s teen sister—discovers her mother missing, she sets off to find her, becoming a super-sleuth in her own right as she outwits her famous brother and unravels a dangerous conspiracy around a mysterious young Lord.
The movie stars Millie Bobby Brown as the titular character, Henry Cavill as Sherlock Holmes, Helena Bonham-Carter as their mother, Louis Partridge as Lord Tewksbury, and Susan Wokoma in an unnamed role. The film is directed by Harry Bradbeer, who directed the Amazon Prime hit Fleabag, and written by Jack Thorne, who has worked on the HBO/BBC His Dark Materials adaptation.
Enola Holmes premieres on Netflix on September 23, 2020.