'Elementary' isn't afraid of 'Sherlock' comparisons

Before you ask, yes -- the cast and producers of CBS' Sherlock Holmes re-imagining "Elementary" are fully aware of the other "Sherlock" on air these days. And no, they're not afraid of the inevitable comparisons. "I actually think it's flattering," executive producer Carl Beverly tells Zap2it in an interview at San Diego Comic-Con. "It was a little challenging at first. We knew that if we tried to do Sherlock Holmes 120 years later after a very successful BBC show, there would be a lot of skepticism. I think it's a real testament to [creator Robert Doherty's] writing that there was no real fear." Star Jonny Lee Miller tells Zap2it that he loves the BBC's "Sherlock." "I was a big fan of it before I 'd even heard about this version. My best friend is in the movies. It all came down to if I felt 'Is the story different enough?' Yes. I do. It's a...


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