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CBS orders Sherlock Holmes pilot. BBC responds: 'WTF?'

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Ready for a third Sherlock Holmes iteration?Improbably, we already live in a world with two successful Holmes franchises. The first is, of course, the set of rebooted action flicks starring Robert Downey Jr. as Holmes -- a second one debuted in December 2011 and another is expected in 2013. The other, and many TV watchers would argue -- superior -- version is the BBC's complete reinvention, "Sherlock," which stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the titular detective and is set in present day London.Now, CBS has aroused the ire of Holmes enthusiasts -- including the BBC's own "Sherlock" Facebook page administrator, who responded to the news with a well-timed "WTF" post* on the show's official Facebook page -- by announcing plans to order a pilot called "Elementary." From Deadline:"['Elementary'] is described as a modern take on the cases of the pipe-smoking private eye created by Arthur Conan Doyle, with Sherlock now living in New York City. Veteran...


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