Sherlock Holmes is an upcoming Russian television crime drama series based on the Sherlock Holmes detective stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, whose première is expected in Autumn 2013. Some of the stories have never been adapted before. It stars Igor Petrenko as Sherlock Holmes and Andrei Panin as Doctor John Watson. Sixteen episodes have been produced, and are expected to be aired in late 2013. This is the last film of Andrei Panin, who died suddenly in his apartment, before he was able to complete the dubbing for his role of Dr. Watson .