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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 and set between the events of the 1991 film and Hannibal (2001). 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.


Clarice is a deep dive into the untold personal story of FBI Agent Clarice Starling as she returns to the field in 1993, three years 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.[1]




  • Jayne Atkinson as Ruth Martin
  • Shawn Doyle as Clarice's therapist
  • Tim Guinee as Novak
  • Maya McNair as young Clarice Starling


Season 1[]

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 "The Silence Is Over" Maja Vrvilo[2] Alex Kurtzman & Jenny Lumet[3] 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" DeMane Davis Jenny Lumet & Alex Kurtzman June 24, 2021


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  1. CBS (December 2020). Press release. (via thefutoncritic)
  2. 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.
  3. 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.