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Published On: Thu, Jun 27th, 2013

‘Amazing Spider-Man’ star Rhys Ifans set to join ‘Elementary’ as Sherlock’s brother Mycroft Holmes

The Amazing Spider-Man star Rhys Ifans has been tapped to join the cast of Elementary, the hit CBS drama series.

rhys-ifans-on-the-amazing-spider-man-s-the-lizardCBS announced Wednesday that Ifans will play a  recurring role of Sherlock Holmes’ older brother, Mycroft Holmes, in the upcoming second season Elementary. He will appear in the season premiere, which will be shot on location in London.

“I could not be more excited to have Rhys coming aboard,” said executive producer/creator Robert Doherty. “I’ve always been a tremendous fan and feel very honored to have him in the fold. Equally excited are Jonny and Lucy, both of whom have worked with Rhys in feature films. I think this is going to be a lot of fun for all of us.”

Deadline detailed that the first episode begins with Sherlock (Jonny Lee Miller) is called to London to revisit an old case, where he is forced to face his brother. Although the siblings suffered a drastic falling-out a few years earlier, Mycroft allows Sherlock and Joan (Lucy Liu) to stay in his new home, 221B Baker Street. With Joan in the middle, the brothers are forced to confront their very complicated history.

Elementary return to CBS on September 26, 2013.

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