Watch now: The new trailer for Mr. Holmes starring Sir Ian McKellen

Elementary my dear Watson...

CBE holder, six time Lawrence Olivier Award, Tony Award, SAG Award, and two Critics Choice Award winner Sir Ian McKellen takes on the iconic role of Detective Sherlock Holmes in a brand new upcoming film Mr. Holmes from Entertainment One...

The role of Detective Sherlock Holmes is an incredibly coveted one, previously played by the likes of Benedict Cumberbatch and Robert Downey Jr. the latest of which, has been taken on by the respected Sir Ian Mckellen. Entertainment One has released a new UK trailer for the upcoming film, which depicts one of the British literature's most celebrated characters.

Unlike previous film and television adaptations, Mr. Holmes is set in 1947 and tells the story of the world famous figure, post detective days. Living out his retirement in a remote Sussex farmhouse in the company of his housekeeper – Mrs Munro and her young son Roger. The film follows his struggle to correct the world's misrepresentation of him in Watson's best-selling novel, by focussing his attention on the unsolved case, which ultimately led to his retirement. Take a look at the trailer above.

Mr. Holmes is set for release on June 19 this year