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Clarice is a television series created by Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet based on The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris. A sequel to the novel's film adaptation, it stars Rebecca Breeds as Clarice Starling, who returns to the field to investigate serial murderers and predators.
Clarice is produced by CBS Television Studios, MGM Television, and Secret Hideout. The cast also includes Lucca De Oliveira, Devyn A. Tyler, Kal Penn, Nick Sandow, Michael Cudlitz, and Marnee Carpenter. It premiered on February 11, 2021 on CBS in the United States.
Premise[edit | edit source]
Clarice is a deep dive into the untold personal story of FBI Agent Clarice Starling as she returns to the field in 1993, one year after the events of The Silence of the Lambs. Brilliant and vulnerable, Clarice's bravery gives her an inner light that draws monsters and madmen to her. However, her complex psychological makeup that comes from a challenging childhood empowers her to begin to find her voice while working in a man's world, as well as escape the family secrets that have haunted her throughout her entire life.
Cast[edit | edit source]
Main[edit | edit source]
- Rebecca Breeds as Clarice Starling
- Devyn A. Tyler as Ardelia Mapp
- Lucca De Oliveira as Tomas Esquivel
- Kal Penn as Emin Grigoryan
- Nick Sandow as Murray Clarke
- Michael Cudlitz as Paul Krendler
- Marnee Carpenter as Catherine Martin
Recurring[edit | edit source]
- Jayne Atkinson as Ruth Martin
- Shawn Doyle as Clarice's therapist
- Tim Guinee as Novak
- Maya McNair as young Clarice Starling
Episodes[edit | edit source]
Season 1[edit source]
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date|
|1||"The Silence Is Over"||Maja Vrvilo||Alex Kurtzman & Jenny Lumet||February 11, 2021|
|2||"Ghosts of Highway 20"||Doug Aarniokoski||Elizabeth J. B. Klaviter & Kenneth Lin||February 18, 2021|
|3||"Are You Alright?"||Doug Aarniokoski||William Harper||February 25, 2021|
|4||"You Can't Rule Me"||Chloe Domont||Gabriel Ho & Lydia Teffera||March 4, 2021|
|5||"Get Right with God"||Chloe Domont||Tess Leibowitz||March 11, 2021|
|6||"How Does It Feel to Be So Beautiful"||Wendey Stanzler||Kenneth Lin & Celena Cipriaso||April 1, 2021|
|7||"Ugly Truth"||Wendey Stanzler||William Harper||April 8, 2021|
|8||"Add-a-Bead"||Deborah Kampmeier||Boo Killebrew||May 6, 2021|
|9||"Silence Is Purgatory"||Deborah Kampmeier||Eleanor Jean||May 13, 2021|
|10||"Motherless Child"||Chris Byrne||William Harper||June 3, 2021|
|11||"Achilles Heel"||Chris Byrne||Elizabeth Klaviter & Lydia Teffera||June 10, 2021|
|12||"Father Time"||DeMane Davis||Kenneth Lin||June 17, 2021|
|13||"Family Is Freedom"||TBA||TBA||June 24, 2021|
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Character profiles[edit | edit source]
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Videos[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- CBS (December 2020). Press release. (via thefutoncritic)
- Petski, Denise (March 10, 2020). "'Clarice': Lucca De Oliveira & Devyn A. Tyler To Co-Star In CBS' 'Silence Of The Lambs' Sequel Pilot". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 23, 2020.
- Andreeva, Nellie (January 12, 2020). "'Silence Of The Lambs' Sequel Series 'Clarice' Set At CBS From Alex Kurtzman & Jenny Lumet". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 23, 2020.