ICM Partners, one of the largest talent agencies in the world, is to represent Irish Sherlock star Andrew Scott in the US.

Deadline.com reports that Scott, who plays Moriarty in Sherlock, will continue to be represented in the UK by agent Lindy King.

The Dublin-born actor is currently shooting the comedy The Stag in his hometown.

The film, co-written by star Peter McDonald and director John Butler, follows a group of friends on a stag party, with Scott playing the best man.