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Jonny Lee Miller To Play Sherlock Holmes In 'Elementary'

February 15th, 2012 8:12am EST
Jonny Lee Miller
Trainspotting star Jonny Lee Miller is to follow in the footsteps of Robert Downey, Jr., Benedict Cumberbatch, Basil Rathbone and Rupert Everett after signing on to play Sherlock Holmes in a new TV drama series.

Miller, who was briefly married to Angelina Jolie, will lead the cast of Elementary - a modern take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous London sleuth.

In the series, which is loosely based on Cumberbatch's hit British show Sherlock, Miller - as Holmes - will solve cases and fight crime in New York City, according to

Book Review: Sherlock On Screen

February 9th, 2012 11:05am EST
Sherlock on Screen
It’s sad to admit, that the expression “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” exists because people gravitate toward books with flashy designs and testimonials on their covers. Publishing companies cram as many positive blurbs on there as possible, because they know one of the best ways to drive sales is by word of mouth.

What's really refreshing though is when you see a book like Sherlock on Screen by Alan Barnes, which lets the subject matter speak for itself. Its cover is stylish yet simple. There are photos of various famous actors who have portrayed Sherlock Holmes on film and televi...

Former 'Young Sherlock Holmes' Actor To Play Holmes Again, 22 Years Later

April 5th, 2007 5:30pm EDT
Young Sherlock Holmes
The young actor who played Young Sherlock Holmes 22 years ago is now set to play the literary sleuth all grown up. Nicholas Rowe is attached to a new Holmes franchise, based on the graphic novel created by one-time Harry Potter creative executive Lionel Wigram. According to, director Neil Marshall wants Rowe to play the English sleuth in his upcoming 'restart' of the Holmes movies.

The new version of the story, which will be more action-packed than previous films, has received the approval from Homes creator Arthur Conan Doyle's estate. Russell Crowe has also been lin...

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