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Rhys Ifans is joining the cast of CBS' contemporary Sherlock Holmes series "Elementary" in the recurring role of Sherlock's famed brother, Mycroft Holmes.

Ifans will make his debut in the show's Season 2 premiere, airing Sept. 26, and filmed on location in London.

According to a CBS release, the episode follows Sherlock (Jonny Lee Miller) as he's called to London to revisit an old case and comes face-to-face with older brother, Mycroft. The estranged siblings are forced to work through their relationship while Sherlock and Joan Watson (Lucy Liu) are guests in Mycroft's home at 221B Baker Street.

"I could not be more excited to have Rhys coming aboard," "Elementary" creator Robert Doherty said in a statement. "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 »

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