"I did say, 'Well, I'd prefer you didn't do it but you've got a kid to feed, a nice house in L.A., and a wife to keep in good clothes. When you get used to a certain standard of living and they waft a pay check at you, what are you going to do? I wish him the best of luck. But I'm a bit cynical about why they've chosen to do it and why they cast him."

-- Benedict Cumberbatch, star of BBC's "Sherlock," talking about Jonny Lee Miller and CBS's "Elementary," which is a new take on the classic Sherlock Holmes tale.

Update: Cumberbatch told The Hollywood Reporter that he was misquoted in the aforementioned article. He says he is totally in favor of multiple Sherlock Holmes series.