Netflix sued over Sherlock's empathy

28 June 2020 - 00:22 By Agency Staff

Netflix is being sued by the estate of Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle for alleged breach of copyright after a new film portrayed the famous detective as having feelings and respecting women.

The film Enola Holmesis a Netflix adaptation of a series of Nancy Springer novels that imagines the detective has a teenage sister...

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