Archive for February 14th, 2012
Jonny Lee Miller (Eli Stone) has reportedly been tapped to play Sherlock Holmes in the pilot for CBS’ modern day retelling of Sherlock Holmes, called Elementary. The script for the pilot comes from Robert Doherty (Medium), who will produce along with Sarah Timberman and Carl Beverly (Justified), with Michael Cuesta (Homeland) directing.
An interesting bit of trivia about this casting – Miller was recently playing the monster on stage in London for an adaptation of Frankenstein, which was split with another actor – Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays Sherlock Holmes in the BBC’s modern-day version, Sherlock – and the producers of that version are not happy about the CBS version…
In this week’s Merlin, Morgana has kidnapped Gaius because she believes he knows the whereabouts of Emrys. When Merlin goes searching to find Gaius, Morgana corners him in the cave and threatens to kill him. Little does she know that she already has Emrys trapped. Will Merlin be able to escape with his secret intact? Tune in Friday at 10/9c to find out.