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A couple of days ago we learned that Jonny Lee Miller had been cast in Elementary, a modern-day retelling of Sherlock Holmes. In a recent interview with The Independent, Sue Vertue, Executive Producer of Sherlock (who has in the past been very outspoken on her thoughts of the remake) shared her thoughts on the casting, while also issuing another warning to the american broadcaster CBS.
Sherlock producer Sue Vertue hinted that CBS are now sniffing around her team for casting clues. She told The Independent: “Johnny is a very fine actor, who I saw recently in the theatre when he and Benedict played alternating roles in Frankenstein. Let’s hope their pilot script has stayed further away from our Sherlock than their casting choice.”
She added: “We have been in touch with CBS and informed them that we will be looking at their finished pilot very closely for any infringement of our rights.”
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Are you glad that Vertue and co. are keeping a close eye on the development of Elementary, or do you think they are taking it all too far?