Heat Vision | THR is reporting that Stephen Fry has joined the cast of the Sherlock Holmes 2. Fry will play Holmes’ (Robert Downey Jr.) brother, Mycroft Holmes.
Meanwhile, Latino Review is reporting that Jared Harris will play Holmes’ arch-villain Professor Moriarty. Although Harris’ casting isn’t final, LR says the actor is locked for the role “[b]arring any unforeseen circumstances or the deal falling apart at the last minute”.
Sherlock Holmes 2 is scheduled to hit theaters on December 16, 2011.