Broadcaster and writer Stephen Fry has revealed that he has been cast in director Guy Ritchie's sequel to 'Sherlock Holmes'.

Fry told 'The Danny Baker Show' on BBC Radio 5 live that he will play Mycroft, Sherlock Holmes' (Robert Downey Jr) older brother.

The cast also includes Jude Law and 'Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' star Noomi Rapace.

The film is due for release on 16 December 2011.