Owain Taggart wrote:
I wonder how they're going to explain the change in location though, or if they're just going to change his lineage altogether.
As stated in the article linked earlier, Holmes is still a Brit, a consultant for Scotland Yard who came to New York to enter drug rehab.
Off-topic a bit, but has anyone ever written a story of Holmes in the old west? Would love to see that.
Mark Twain did, although it's a satire:
"A Double Barrelled Detective Story" at Project Gutenberg
Description of story at Wikipedia