Rhys Ifans to Trend Down on Showtime

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Rhys Ifans is on his way to Showtime.

The actor, who will appear on Elementary Season 2 as Sherlock's brother, has been cast on Showtime's Trending Down, the cable network confirmed today.

The British star will portray Jonathan Clow, the boss of Thom Payne on the upcoming dark comedy, a man facing his own obsolescence after his advertising agency is taken over who will be played by Philip Seymour Hoffman.

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Trending Down will also feature Kathryn Hahn and begin production some time this fall for a 2014 premiere date.

Mostly known for his big screen resume, Ifans has starred in such films as The Amazing Spider-Man and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 and Notting Hill.

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