Enola Holmes 2: release date, cast, trailer and everything we know about the Netflix movie

Millie Bobby Brown in Enola Holmes 2
Enola Holmes has gotten herself into a sticky situation if this first-look is anything to go by! (Image credit: Netflix)

Enola Holmes 2 is heading to Netflix soon to continue the latest take on the beloved Sherlock Holmes universe. In this adaptation, we focus on Sherlock's sister Enola, played by Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown.

She stars alongside The Witcher's Henry Cavill, taking on the iconic role of Sherlock Holmes, while Peaky Blinders star Sam Claflin plays eldest Holmes sibling Mycroft, so the show gives plenty of attention to all of the Holmes family. 

The Enola Holmes films are based on the young adult fiction series of the same name by Nancy Springer, following Sherlock Holmes' teenage sister.

Speaking about reprising the role of Enola for another film, Millie said: "I can't wait to collaborate again with my Enola Holmes family! Enola holds a special place in my heart – she's strong, fearless, intelligent and brave. I look forward to fans seeing how her journey continues!"

Here's everything we know so far...

Enola Holmes 2 release date

Enola Holmes 2 releases globally on Netflix on November 4, 2022. The first movie is still available to watch if you need a refresher, too!

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Enola Holmes 2 plot

The official plot for Enola Holmes 2 is: "Fresh off the triumph of solving her first case, Enola Holmes (Millie Bobby Brown) follows in the footsteps of her famous brother, Sherlock (Henry Cavill), and opens her own agency — only to find that life as a female detective-for-hire isn’t as easy as it seems. 

"Resigned to accepting the cold realities of adulthood, she is about to close shop when a penniless matchstick girl offers Enola her first official job: to find her missing sister. But this case proves to be far more puzzling than expected, as Enola is thrown into a dangerous new world — from London’s sinister factories and colorful music halls, to the highest echelons of society and 221B Baker Street itself."

It adds: "As the sparks of a deadly conspiracy ignite, Enola must call upon the help of friends — and Sherlock himself — to unravel her mystery. The game, it seems, has found its feet again!"

Enola Holmes 2 cast

Millie Bobby Brown returns for the role of Enola Holmes alongside Henry Cavill as her older brother, the well-known Sherlock Holmes. It also looks like Helena Bonham Carter will reprise her role as their mother, Eudoria Holmes.

It doesn't look like Sam Claflin will be back as Mycroft though, as none of the online cast lists have confirmed his return. However, if that changes at all then we'll keep you updated on casting developments.

Other cast includes Louis Partridge reprising his role as Tewkesbury, and also David Thewlis has been cast in a currently unnamed role, so there are some really great names involved.

Netflix has recently released a first look at the new film, which you can see below!

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Is there a trailer?

Yes, a trailer for Enola Holmes 2 has finally been released following Netflix's TUDUM event, and gives you a glimpse of what mystery and misadventure we should expect from the latest movie in the series. 

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A second part of the Enola Holmes 2 trailer has also been released ahead of the movie's launch, which sees the titular detective facing the struggles of making it as a young woman in the detective world, being called a "posh girl" and having people concerned about her, as well as going undercover. Take a look below...

Lucy Buglass
Senior Staff Writer

Lucy joined the WhatToWatch.com team in 2021, where she writes series guides for must-watch programmes, reviews and the latest TV news. Originally from Northumberland, she graduated from Oxford Brookes University with a degree in Film Studies and moved to London to begin a career writing about entertainment.

She is a Rotten Tomatoes approved film critic and has a huge passion for cinema. She especially loves horror, thriller and anything crime-related. Her favourite TV programmes include Inside No 9, American Horror Story, Stranger Things and Black Mirror but she is also partial to a quiz show or a bit of Say Yes to the Dress