If nothing else, the Sherlock Holmes
films are becoming a haven for fun casting inspirations. Case in point: Stephen Fry
has been cast to play Mycroft Holmes, the older and equally brilliant brother of Sherlock, in Sherlock Holmes 2
Fry revealed to the BBC:
I'm playing Mycroft in the sequel to the Sherlock Holmes film Guy Ritchie directed with Robert Downey Jr., and that sort of part is fun, but just once in a while to play a genuine all ...