Articles Tagged 'Elementary'

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If American TV Shows Were Remade for Britain

In the magpie world of TV, hot new ideas for TV shows scoot across the Atlantic in both directions all the time. For every show that started in the U.K. and became something else in the U.S. (The Office, Sanford and Son), there are just as many that started as a bright idea in an […]

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Say Hello To ‘Elementary’s New Mycroft Holmes

The glorious thing about there being so many different versions of Sherlock Holmes doing the rounds at the moment is that you get to see how each production sees the same characters, and which actors they’ve wheeled in to flesh out the roles. So, in Sherlock, they have an oily, cold-hearted Mycroft Holmes, a puppet […]

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Join ‘Elementary’s Jonny Lee Miller in a Live Video Chat

Alright, all you Cumberbitches (we say that affectionately) cover your ears … as we’re about to start talking about the “other” Sherlock, Johnny Lee Miller. Miller, along with L.A. Times staff writer Glenn Whipp, will be hosting a live video chat to discuss Miller’s work as Sherlock Holmes in Elementary on Thursday, May 29 at […]

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‘Elementary’ Casts Irene Adler with ‘Game of Thrones’ Star

CBS’ Elementary updated Arthur Conan Doyle‘s Sherlock Holmes tale by setting it in modern-day New York and making Watson female. But how will the series handle Irene Adler, the woman who entices and enchants our sociopathic detective? Elementary has cast British actress Natalie Dormer — best-known for her roles as the doomed Anne Boleyn on […]

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Jonny Lee Miller: “Benedict’s Been Very Supportive”

Not for the first time, we find ourselves asking the question: how does Sherlock Holmes do it? It’s hard to imagine another figure from literature that could not only withstand three different presentations based on the same person, but come out unscathed and even more wildly popular each time. And yet, we’ve got the Robert […]

‘Elementary’: 10 Jonny Lee Miller Roles You Should Know

Before we get stuck in to the career of the man who is currently playing the US Sherlock Holmes, to rival Benedict Cumberbatch’s UK version, here’s an intriguing thing. Last year, both Benedict and Jonny Lee Miller appeared in Danny Boyle’s retelling of the Frankenstein story for the National Theatre, and they alternated playing Dr […]