18 January 2012 4:29 AM, PST | The Geek Files | See recent The Geek Files news »

Can't get enough of Sherlock Holmes? Then you're in luck, as plans have been unveiled for a new TV version in which the detective lives in New York City.

According to Deadline, CBS has ordered a pilot for a new series called Elementary, to be scripted by Rob Doherty (pictured).

Doherty, a writer-producer on Medium and Point Pleasant and previously a scribe on Star Trek: Voyager and Dark Angel, is also executive producing the project with Sarah Timberman and Carl Beverly.

Elementary, from CBS TV Studios and studio-based Timberman/Beverly Productions, is described as a modern take on the cases of the fictional sleuth, with Sherlock now living in New York City.

It will be the third current adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's classic stories.

A second series of the BBC's Sherlock, a present-day reimagining starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, has just finished airing, with a third run »

- David Bentley

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