Jared Harris played a very memorable villain during the first season of Fringe as David Robert Jones, but we now have our first glimpse of Harris as perhaps the most famous villain in literary history. Harris will portray Sherlock Holmes' arch nemesis Professor James Moriarty in Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes sequel Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows that will be hitting the big screen December 16.
There are strong rumors that the trailer for this film will be attached to Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II, the final instalment of the huge wizarding series that is released this Friday, July 15. Another film that is also rumored to preview a teaser before the new Harry Potter is The Dark Knight Rises; this trailer set is an exciting prospect before one of the year's biggest films. As a prelude to this Warner Bros Pictures have issued two teaser posters via Yahoo! Movies. It is the one that features Jared Harris in the background that is sure to cause the biggest response as it is unveiling Moriarty (for a better look click on the image). The second poster features Jude Law reprising his role as Dr. Watson, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo star Noomi Rapace is in the background as a gypsy called Sim and can be seen here.
When it was announced that Jared Harris had landed the role of Moriarty in Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes sequel fans of his TV work were not surprised by this choice; not only was he exceptional in the role of a smart but villainous character in Fringe but he has also been a terrific addition to Mad Men as Lane Pryce. His role in Mad Men started as an antagonist to his American co-workers, but he soon became vital to the world of Sterling Cooper and was an instrumental character in the move to the new agency Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce. Read More...