The Silence Of The Lambs Getting A Sequel (Photo Credit: Twitter)
The 1991 crime classic, The Silence Of The Lambs starring Anthony Hopkins as the cannibal, Hannibal and Jodie Foster as FBI agent, Clarice is getting a sequel in the form of a tv series. Titled ‘Clarice’, new series will take place in 1993, a year after the events of the strange Buffalo Bill killings and Hannibal on the loose. As per Deadline’, the series is “a deep dive into the untold personal story of FBI agent 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.”
Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet, known for drama series ‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’ will write and executive produce Clarice.
"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’ Alex and Jenny said of the new series.
As for the movie that was loosely based on the serial killer Ed Gein, the movie took home a proud 4 Oscars with Best Actor for Anthony and Best Actress for Jodie Foster.
The cast of Clarice played previously also by Julianne Moore in Ridley Scott’s 2001 sequel Hannibal is yet to be announced.