‘Sherlock’ Season 4 Cancellation News: Benedict Cumberbatch Clarifies Statement On BBC Drama’s Series Finale; Show Not Yet Ending? [SPOILERS]

All signs were pointing towards the "Sherlock" Season 4 cancellation, as even the recently released trailer was hinting on its end. However, a recent interview with Benedict Cumberbatch clarifies the BBC drama's future on air. Does it mean Series 4 is not the end of the show?

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"Sherlock" Season 4 cancellation news have been making rounds online as there have been several hints and teases about the series finale. As Digital Spy notes in its report, the recently released teaser trailer for the upcoming season of the BBC series hinted on the show's possible end.

Even the plot for "Sherlock" Season 4 sparked speculations about the show's end, as it referred to the series reaching its climax. An earlier interview with Benedict Cumberbatch also seemed to hint on the show's series finale, so many fans and viewers took this as a sign that they should start getting ready to say goodbye to Sherlock and Watson (Martin Freeman).

However, Cumberbatch recently clarified his statement on "Sherlock" Season 4 cancellation. According to the "Doctor Strange" actor, he never said that the show was ending; instead, he was suggesting that it would take a long time before the show returns for another season.

"I said, 'for the time being,'" he explained. "And you'll see when you watch [the new series], that there's a good reason why I said that."

The Independent also reports on the titles for the first two episodes of "Sherlock" Series 4. According to the publication, the episode titled "The Lying Detective" may be the show's take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Dying Detective" while the other is "The Six Thatchers."

"Sherlock" Season 4 premieres on Jan. 1, 2017 on BBC.

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