Casting News: Elementary, Days, Flashes

“Elementary” the contemporary New York set take on Sherlock Holmes at CBS, has cast “Eli Stone” and “Dexter” actor Jonny Lee Miller as the new Holmes.

Miller co-starred in Danny Boyle’s stage version of “Frankenstein” in London with Benedict Cumberbatch, the star of the BBC’s “Sherlock”, a highly acclaimed contemporary London set take. [Source: Deadline]

Old Days
Michael Rosenbaum (“Smallville”) will star in, write and direct the feature “Old Days” which begins shooting March 5th.

Rosenbaum plays a discouraged actor who returns home to Indiana for his high school reunion. There he gets into mischief with his friends and falls for his high school sweetheart (Homeland’s Morena Baccarin). [Source: Deadline]

The Hot Flashes
Eric Roberts and Mark Povinelli have signed on as the male leads in the Susan Seidelman-helmed basketball comedy “The Hot Flashes” which also stars Brooke Shields, Daryl Hannah, Melanie Griffith, Wanda Sykes and Camryn Manheim.

The story centers on an unlikely team of unappreciated middle-aged Texas women, all former high school champs, who challenge the current arrogant high school girls’ state champs to raise money for breast cancer prevention. Shooting kicks off Monday in New Orleans. [Source: Variety]