Elementary Stars Speaks on New CBS Drama

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This fall on CBS we'll see yet another take on the classic and not-so-friendly super sleuth Sherlock Holmes.

Starring Johnny Lee Miller as the mythical detective and Lucy Liu in a rousing twist on the character of Dr. Watson, we got a chance to sit down with the Elementary stars at Comic-Con.

Among fun facts revealed during the interview:

  • Miller was hugely attracted to Sherlock battling drug addiction.
  • The addiction story brings darkness that you don't often see on television and Watson is hiding behind Sherlock's addiction for her own purposes.
  • Audiences like to identify with people who are struggling.
  • Liu loves the idea of relapse and the characters getting back up.
  • Miller is thankful he's only playing the highly intelligent Sherlock and not writing it!
  • Miller describes his experience playing both Frankenstein and the Doctor against another¬†well-known Sherlock, Benedict Cumberbatch.

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