Here comes the TV spinoff of Silence of the Lambs. The CBS sereies will follow Clarice Starling after the events of the original film. The new show will be called Clarice.
According to Variety, the show will be set in 1993 and build on the character of Clarice who was portrayed byJodie Foster’ in the 1991 film. It will follow her as she pursues serial killers and sexual predators.
“After more than 20 years of silence, we’re privileged to give voice to one of America’s most enduring heroes – Clarice Starling,” Kurtzman and Lumet said in a public statement on the show. “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.”
The Silence of the Lambs began as a novel by author Thomas Harris, published in 1988. It was quickly adapted for the screen. The movie earned Foster an Oscar for best actress.
Harris’ wrote more novels about Starling and Hannibal Lecter, some of which were made into other screen adaptations.
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