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CBS Announces February 11 Start Date for Drama ‘Clarice’

Psychological Thriller Based on Academy Award-Winning Film 'The Silence of the Lambs'

New CBS drama “Clarice,” based on Oscar-winning theatrical “The Silence of the Lambs,” will debut on Thursday, February 11 at 10 p.m. ET following the conclusion of season one of CBS All Access’ “Star Trek: Discovery.” “Clarice” is described as a deep dive into the untold personal story of FBI Agent Clarice Starling (Rebecca Breeds) as she returns to the field in 1993, one year after the events of the film.. The logline: 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.

“Clarice” stars Rebecca Breeds as Clarice Starling, Michael Cudlitz as Paul Krendler, Lucca de Oliveira as Tomas Esquivel, Kal Penn as Shaan Tripathi, Nick Sandow as Agent Clarke, Devyn Tyler as Ardelia Mapp and Marnee Carpenter as Catherine Martin.

Alex Kurtzman, Jenny Lumet, Elizabeth Klaviter and Heather Kadin are executive producers for MGM Television and CBS Studios in association with Secret Hideout.