'Sherlock': Amanda Abbington, EP Steven Moffat discuss Mary's place on the show

When it was revealed that Watson's fiancee, Mary Morstan, would be joining Season 3 of "Sherlock," the reaction from some fans was ... less than thrilled."There was a lot of, 'How could you bring her in, she's such a non-character, I hate her already,'" Amanda Abbington, who plays Mary, said Monday (Jan. 20) at the TCA winter press tour. "[I thought] give it a minute, let them see what I'm doing."What she's not doing, both Abbington and executive producer Steven Moffat say, is trying to break up the bromance between Watson (Martin Freeman) and Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch). "I think she's just very confident in her own skin," Abbington says. "She likes Sherlock, she loves John, she wants him to get back together with his friend. She just doesn't take any nonsense, and I kind of like that she's a very strong character. You see that in the rest of the series."Moffat says he was aware...


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