Silence of the Lambs Sequel Collection ‘Clarice’ Formally Ordered at CBS – IGN

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CBS has formally ordered Clarice, a procedural sequel to The Silence Of the Lambs, straight to sequence.Per Deadline, Clarice, which was beforehand introduced as being in growth in January, will star Rebecca Breeds (Fairly Little Liars, The Originals) within the titular function of FBI agent Clarice Starling and can happen after the occasions in Thomas Harris’ landmark novel, The Silence Of the Lambs.

Clarice will probably be set in 1993, a yr after the occasions of The Silence of the Lambs. The sequence is a deep dive into the untold private story of Clarice Starling, as she returns to the sector to pursue serial murderers and sexual predators whereas navigating the excessive stakes political world of Washington, D.C. The present will not be primarily based on the sequel ebook, Hannibal, which was tailored for the large display in 2001 and for the third season of NBC’s Hannibal – which tailored components of Harris’ books Crimson Dragon, Hannibal, and Hannibal Rising, however not Lambs on account of rights points.

Rights points can be why Clarice most likely will not have the ability to use Hannibal Lecter as a personality, and even some other Harris-verse characters not launched in The Silence of The Lambs novel.

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Clarice additionally stars Kal Penn, Orange is the New Black’s Nick Sandow, and The Strolling Lifeless’s Michael Cudlitz. It is written and government produced by Alex Kurtzman (Fringe, Sleepy Hole, Star Trek) and Jenny Lumet (2017’s The Mummy).

CBS has additionally picked up The Equalizer reboot starring Queen Latifah and Chris Noth and a Chuck Lorre-Marco Pennette comedy, B Constructive, headlined by Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) and Annaleigh Ashford (Masters of Intercourse).

Matt Fowler is a author for IGN and a member of the Tv Critics Affiliation. Observe him on Twitter at @TheMattFowler and Fb at

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