Jonny Lee Miller Signs on as Sherlock

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CBS has followed the clues, pieced together its casting puzzle and tracked down its Sherlock Holmes.

Jonny Lee Miller (Eli Stone, Dexter) will anchor that network's upcoming pilot, Elementary, which is described in network notes as an updated version of the classic Arthur Conan Doyle tale, this one taking place in modern day New York City.

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Miller recently appeared in a production of Frankenstein in London, winning an Evening Standard Theatre Award for the role and sharing the stage with Benedict Cumberbatch, who portrays Holmes in a critically-acclaimed, similarly updated version of the story on BBC.

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