Later, a cryptic tweet from series co-creator (and actor behind Sherlock’s other brother Mycroft) Mark Gatiss continued to fan the flames, pairing a picture of Hiddleston and the Sherlock cast with the simple caption “Blud” and basically sending everyone into a tizzy.
But if you were still unsure whether Hiddleston’s casting would even work in Sherlock if it did happen, never fear – a new BBC Store video has emerged of the fraternal pair in action, and it’s everything we hoped it could be.
OK, OK – it’s actually just clips cut together of Sherlock and Hiddleston’s spy thriller the Night Manager intended to sell digital downloads, but it aptly displays that Hiddles is the perfect third Holmes sibling-in-waiting and we won’t hear any different. We await the casting notice any day now.
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