Fry to play Sherlock Holmes’ brother

The actor will play Mycroft Holmes, the older sibling of the title character – portrayed by Robert Downey, Jr., in director Guy Ritchie’s follow-up.

He’ll join fellow Brit Jude Law and Swedish star Noomi Rapace in the sequel. Sherlock Holmes 2 will be The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo star Rapace’s first English-speaking role.

Fry confirmed the news on his BBC radio show on Saturday (25Sep10).

by WENN

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