Elementary Season 2: Rhys Ifans Cast As...

by at . Comments

CBS has announced a major piece of Elementary casting news.

Rhys Ifans, best known for his recent role as Dr. Curt Connors in The Amazing Spider-Man, has been cast in the recurring role of Mycroft on the network drama, Sherlock's government-employed brother.

Rhys Ifans Pic

The Elementary Season 2 premiere will air on Thursday, September 26 and be filmed on location in London. It will center on Holmes revisiting an old case in his native country.

While there, the all-knowing detective and Joan will stay with his older brother at 221B Baker Street... despite the Mycroft's major falling out with his sibling years earlier. During this time period, look for Sherlock and Mycroft to attempt and fend the bridge between them.

Matt Richenthal is the Editor in Chief of TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter and on Google+.

Tags: , ,
Like Us On Facebook

Want more Casting News?

Sign up for our daily newsletter and receive the latest tv news delivered to your inbox for free!

More From TV Fanatic

Reign-at-comic-con

Reign Season 2: Beyond Castle Walls We Go!

Reign Season 2 kicks off in October. Gather up some scoop related to Mary, Francis and a lot more now.
Shemar-moore-on-yr

Shemar Moore Books Return to The Young and the Restless

Shemar Moore is headed back to The Young and and the Restless. He'll reprise his former role for two episodes.
Finn-wittrock-close-up

Finn Wittrock Joins Cast of American Horror Story: Freak Show

Finn Wittrock has joined the cast of American Horror Story: Freak Show. It premieres in October.
Pablo-schreiber-promo-pic

Pablo Schreiber Confirms Departure from Orange is the New Black

Pablo Schreiber will not appear on Orange is the New Black Season 3. But he doesn't rule out an eventual return to the series.