CBS' "Elementary" has cast its Lestrade. British actor Sean Pertwee will assume the role of the Scotland Yard inspector who has alternately appeared as Sherlock Holmes' friend, facilitator or an inept extension of the police force in the characters' various iterations. Pertwee announced his casting via Twitter, noting that he's filming scenes in both London and New York. CBS confirms that Pertwee will appear in the season premiere.
About to shoot Elementary with my chums in London / NY playing Lestrade . Can I get a Whoop Whoop !— Sean Pertwee (@seanpertwee) July 3, 2013