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'Elementary' casts 'Orange Is the New Black' star

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Orange Is the New Black star Michael Chernus has landed a guest-starring role on Elementary, EW has learned exclusively.

Chernus will portray Edwin Borstein, a brilliant computer engineer who approaches Sherlock and Joan after Borstein fears he’s been the victim of intellectual espionage. But as the detective duo investigate the technological theft, they soon discover that the real crime is only about to occur.

The actor, who plays Piper’s brother Cal Chapman on the Netflix series, will appear in an episode slated for November.

Elementary returns Oct. 30 at 10 p.m. on CBS.