Alongside Jayne Atkinson (Criminal Minds, House of Cards), Shawn Doyle (The Comey Rule, The Expanse), and Tim Guinee (Homeland, Elementary), Marnee Carpenter (Criminal Minds, Good Girls) have been cast as a series regular on the CBS Silence of the Lambs sequel series entitled Clarice, which was announced at the beginning of the year, according to Deadline. The series will be set in 1993, months after the events that transpired in the award-winning film. It focuses on 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,” as Deadline reports.
Carpenter will portray Catherine Martin, who was saved from the basement of Buffalo Bill by Clarice while Atkinson is slated to play the role of Ruth Martin, the attorney general and mother to Catherine. Meanwhile, Doyle will play the role of Clarice’s therapist at Quantico and Guinee will play Novak, the commander of a secessionist militia group.
Carpenter is most well known for her appearances in CBS’ Criminal Minds and Good Girls, however has earned a supporting role in indie feature Wild Oats alongside Jessica Lange (American Horror Story). Atkinson is well known for her role as Erin Strauss on Criminal Minds and as Secretary of State Catherine Durant on Netflix drama House of Cards. Doyle’s credits include his role as Bill Preistap on the Showtime miniseries The Comey Rule as well as his role in Canadian miniseries Mirage alongside Clive Standen (Vikings). Guinee is expected to portray a recurring role on Shonda Rhimes’ (Grey’s Anatomy) Netflix miniseries entitled Inventing Anna. He is most well-known for his work in Showtime drama Homeland.