LONDON, April 30 (UPI) -- British actor Martin Freeman says Sherlock Season 4 is to begin airing late this year or in early 2017.
"I imagine January or Christmas," he said, after joking Sherlock wouldn't be back until 2029.
Season 3 wrapped in January 2014. A one-off TV movie starring Cumberbatch and Freeman and set in Victorian London aired this past January.
Season 4 began shooting this month. It will consist of three episodes.