TCA: 'Silence of the Lambs' Sequel 'Clarice' Gets Series Order From CBS

Drama comes from executive producers Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet
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CBS has ordered The Silence of the Lambs sequel series Clarice to series, the network announced Sunday during its TCA winter press tour session.

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Clarice comes from executive producers Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet and will pick up a year after the events of The Silence of the Lambs.

“After more than 20 years of silence, we’re privileged to give voice to one of America’s most enduring heroes – Clarice Starling,” said Kurtzman and Lumet in a statement. “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.”

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MGM and CBS Television Studios will produce the series in association with Kurtzman's Secret Hideout. Heather Kadin will executive produce for Secret Hideout and Aaron Baiers will serve as co-executive producer.

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