'Dexter' Villain Tapped to Play Sherlock Holmes in CBS Pilot

Via THR.com: Jonny Lee Miller, who starred on "Eli Stone," has landed the lead in the network's drama "Elementary." Former Dexter killer Jonny Lee Miller has landed the lead role in the network's drama pilot Elementary, described as a New York-set modern take on the cases of the famed detective, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.
The casting marks a return to series TV for Miller, who guest starred in eight episodes as a motivational speaker with a dark secret on Showtime's Dexter. The feature actor (Trainspotting) previously starred on ABC's primetime soap Eli Stone. He has a pair of features in production: Dark Shadows and Byzantium.
Robert Doherty will write and executive produce the CBS TV Studios project, with CBS vet Sarah Timberman (A Gifted Man, Unforgettable) and Carl Beverly on board as executive producers. Elementary is one of eight drama pilots in contention at CBS.

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  1. He is a talented actor, and was great on DEXTER last year.

  2. Yes, I was great on Dexter Season 5..Thank you. Now, I just have to wait until MARTO says something to me. Maybe he will call me a "muppet" again..#WhereareyouMARTO?

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