So much so that rumours of a sequel have begun to circle – rumours that might just come true if star Millie Bobby Brown gets her way.
Speaking to EW, Brown said: “I was like, ‘Oh, yeah, I’ll just do one movie, like, obviously…’ and then as soon as I went on set and I played [Enola], I fell in love with her, and she became part of my heart.”
“Ultimately, this has been my favorite thing that I’ve ever done in my life,” she says. “So to do it all over again would be a dream.”
“I always said I loved playing Eleven because I didn’t just do one thing and then stop playing her. I love that I can continually play her, and with the Enola book series… I really am optimistic about the future. I’m so looking forward to [hopefully] getting back to work.”
Enola Holmes is based on Nancy Springer’s YA novels of the same name, and follows the younger sister of famous detective Sherlock Holmes (Henry Cavill) as she investigates the disappearance of her mother (Helena Bonham-Carter). Along the way, she must save the young Lord Viscount Tewksbury (Louis Partridge), hide from her old-fashioned brother Mycroft (Sam Claflin) and maybe even encourage political change.
There are currently six Enola Holmes novels, with a sequel likely to adapt the second book “The Case of the Left-Handed Lady” which sees Enola investigate the disappearance of Lady Cecily Alistair from her bedroom.
Enola Holmes has been particularly praised for adding female representation to the largely male-dominated adaptations of Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic novels.
Enola Holmes is streaming now on Netflix.