Hitmaker Steven Moffat may be keeping busy with the latest series of Doctor Who, but that hasn't stopped him from opening up about his thoughts on CBS's modern day Sherlock Holmes reboot Elementary—which many believe to be a somewhat blatant rip-off of Moffat's critically acclaimed Sherlock.
Even though we'll still go on the record and say that to launch a present-day Sherlock Holmes TV series in the shadow of the superlative BBC version is folly, at least CBS has found an interesting actor to play the great detective in Elementary.
The road sure isn't smooth for CBS' upcoming drama series Elementary. First, the BBC made it clear that they will sue the network if its new show shares too many similarities with the Beeb's awesome Sherlock, and now a producer is blasting the casting choice of Johnny Lee Miller as the other modern Sherlock Holmes.
The first filming pics from the New York set of that new CBS Sherlock Holmes series, Elementary, starring Johnny Lee Miller as Holmes and Lucy Liu as Dr. Joan Watson have just come out. And let's just say someone at the BBC is probably consulting with lawyers right about now.
Doctor Who's Steven Moffat hasn't been silent, per se, on the subject of CBS' Elementary, a modern-day take on Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes that is following in the wake of Moffat's own Sherlock. And as stills from the Elementary pilot shoot leak, Moffat has decided that the time to be polite has passed.