(ANI): After Sherlock Holmes managed to uncover more than 65
million dollars in its opening weekend, the sequel is being planned
with Brad Pitt reportedly the top choice to portray the sinister
Professor Moriarty. PopEater.com reports that Robert Downey Jr.
(Sherlock Holmes) and Jude Law (Watson) have already signed on and
now Pitt, 46, is being tipped to play villain Moriarty.
"The director, Guy Ritchie, loves Brad," the New York Daily News
quoted an industry source as saying. "He has worked with him before
and thinks he is one of the most underrated actors working today.
Guy knows that everyone thinks of Pitt as a pretty boy and can''t
wait to turn him into the world''s greatest super villain. It will
definitely make the sequel a must-see," the source added. Pitt had
last worked with Ritchie 2000 film ''Snatch''.