British actor Stephen Fry has joined the cast of 'Sherlock Holmes 2' as the titular detective's older brother Mycroft.
Stephen Fry has been added to the cast of 'Sherlock Holmes 2'.
The actor-and-TV presenter will play Sherlock's older brother Mycroft in the Guy Ritchie-directed project.
Mycroft appears in four of the original books about the London-based detective by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and is shown as a more intelligent, but lazy, version of Sherlock.
Fry announced his participation in the sequel - which is due for release in December 2011 - on Danny Baker's BBC radio show on Saturday (25.09.10).
Fry has appeared in a number of big roles in his career - as well as a reoccurring role in TV series 'Bones, he is also well known for the 1997 docu-drama movie 'Wilde', about the life of author Oscar Wilde.