alan-menkenAlan Menken revealed in a recent interview with the Hollywood Reporter that he is writing two original songs for the upcoming comedy Holmes & WatsonGlenn Slater is proving the lyrics. The movie is written and directed by Etan Cohen (Get Hard) and stars Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Rebecca Hall, Kelly Macdonald, Lauren Lapkus and Rob Brydon. The film is described as a comedic take on Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic mysteries featuring Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson. Jimmy Miller (Step BrothersBad TeacherThe Other Guys) is producing the project for Mosaic, alongside Adam McKay (The Big Short, AnchormanTallageda Nights) for Gary Sanchez Productions. Menken and Galavant recently teamed up for the original song The Great Beyond for Sausage Party, as well as the ABC series GalavantHolmes & Watson is currently shooting and is expected to be released in 2018 by Sony Pictures.