We've known for some time now that Ian Mckellan would be playing an aging version of the Great Detective in an upcoming Sherlock Holmes tale. Now, thanks to his Facebook page, we have a first look at that film. See Mckellan's warmth shine through as Holmes deals with his fading mind, and one final case, after the jump.
"Mr. Holmes" follows the great detective Sherlock Holmes as he comes to terms with his retirement and aging. He becomes increasingly reliant on the young son of his housekeeper, as he looks back at the unsolved case that caused him to retire from detective work.
From Sir Ian McKellan's Facebook page, here's a first look: