There has been another casting announcement for the upcoming series Clarice, a sequel series to The Silence of the Lambs. Marnee Carpenter (Criminal Minds), Jayne Atkinson (House of Cards), Tim Guinee (Homeland), and Shawn Doyle (The Expanse) will be joining the series.
Carpenter’s character will be Catherine Martin, who was abducted by Buffalo Bill in the movie. Atkinson will be her attorney general mother Ruth Martin, Doyle will be Clarice’s Quantico therapist, and Guinee is set to be Novak, the leader of a militia group.
According to Deadline, the series is set in 1993, a year following the movie’s events. It will focus on the personal story of Clarice, “as she returns to the field to pursue serial murderers and sexual predators while navigating the high stakes political world of Washington, D.C.”
Clarice’s current cast list includes Nick Sandow, Erica Anderson, Rebecca Breeds, Michael Cudlitz, Chris Farquhar, Simon Northwood, Kal Penn, and more. The series is created by Alex Kurtzman (Star Trek: Picard) and Jenny Lumet (Star Trek: Discovery), who also will be among the executive producers and writers. It will see Elizabeth Klaviter (The Resident) as showrunner.
Clarice will be premiering on CBS midseason with a premiere in 2020-21.