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CBS 'Silence of the Lambs' Sequel Series Finds Its Clarice!

Hello, Clarice.

The highly anticipated Silence of the Lambs sequel series coming to CBS has found the actress to fill the role of FBI agent Clarice Starling, originally played by Jodie Foster in the 1991 film: Rebecca Breeds.

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The project is set a year of the events in the 1991 film to tell “the untold personal story of Clarice Starling 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 is described as “brilliant and vulnerable, a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Virginia. Her bravery gives her an inner light that draws monsters and madmen to her. Her complex psychological makeup comes from a challenging childhood, and her drive comes from her need to escape the burden of family secrets that have haunted her throughout her life.”

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'Silence of the Lambs' Spinoff TV Series Coming to CBS!

A Silence of the Lambs spinoff is heading to CBS.

Clarice, a TV drama spinoff of the psychological thriller film, received a series commitment, the network announced during the TCA winter press tour on Sunday (January 12).

Here’s a synposis, via THR: “The potential series takes place in 1993, a year after the events of The Silence of the Lambs. Clarice is described as a deep dive into the untold personal story of Clarice Starling — the role made famous by Jodie Foster in the feature — as she returns to the field to pursue serial murderers and sexual predators while navigating the high stakes political world of Washington, D.C.”

“After more than 20 years of silence, we’re privileged to give voice to one of America’s most enduring heroes – Clarice Starling. Clarice’s bravery and complexity have always lit the way, even as her personal story remained in the dark. But hers is the very story we need today: her struggle, her resilience, her victory. Her time is now, and always,” said showrunners Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet.

An actress has not yet been announced to play the lead role.

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