Deadline is exclusively reporting that Douglas Smith is the latest name to join the cast of CBS’ Silence of the Lambs sequel series Clarice.
The official synopsis for the series is as follows:
Clarice is a deep dive into the untold personal story of FBI Agent Clarice Starling as she returns to the field in 1993, one year 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 life.
Douglas Smith (whose credits include The Alienist: Angel of Darkness and Big Little Lies) will be playing the recurring role of Tyson Conway, but character details are being kept under wraps.
The series is executive produced by Alex Kurtzman, Jenny Lumet and Heather Kadin, and Douglas Smith will join a cast that includes Rebecca Breeds, Lucca De Oliveira, Devyn A. Tyler, Kal Penn, Nick Sandow, Michael Cudlitz, Marnee Carpenter, Jayne Atkinson, Shawn Doyle and Tim Guinee.
Clarice will premiere on CBS and CBS All Access on the 11th February 2021.