"Counterpart" is a drama series on Starz that tells the story of Howard Silk, played by Oscar winner J.K. Simmons ("Whiplash," "The Accountant," "La La Land"), a lowly cog in a bureaucratic agency, who discovers that the agency he works for is really guarding a crossing into a parallel dimension. Through Howard and his "Counterpart" on the other side, the show will navigate themes of identity, what ifs, and lost love.

The cast includes Olivia Williams ("The Sixth Sense," "Hyde Park on Hudson," "Manhattan") as Emily Burton Silk; Harry Lloyd ("The Theory of Everything," "Jane Eyre," "Manhattan") as Peter Quayle; Nazanin Boniadi ("Homeland," "Ben-Hur," "Hotel Mumbai") as Clare; Nicholas Pinnock ("Captain America: The First Avenger," "Marcella," "A.D. The Bible Continues") as Ian Shaw; Sara Serraiocco ("Salvo," "Cloro," "Worldly Girl") as Baldwin, and Ulrich Thomsen ("The Blacklist," "Banshee") as Aldrich. Recurring stars include Stephen Rea ("The Honourable Woman," "V for Vendetta," "The Crying Game"), Emmy-award winner Richard Schiff ("The Affair," "Ballers," "The West Wing") and Sarah Bolger ("Agent Carter," "Once Upon a Time," "Into the Badlands").

"Counterpart" is produced by Media Rights Capital, Anonymous Content and Gilbert Films. Created and written by Justin Marks ("The Jungle Book"), the series is executive produced by Marks, director Morten Tyldum with Amy Berg ("Da Vinci's Demons"), Gary Gilbert ("La La Land") with Gilbert Films, and Jordan Horowitz ("La La Land"), Keith Redmon ("The Revenant") and Bard Dorros ("Spotlight") with Anonymous Content. Simmons also serves as a producer,


FACTS

Network: Starz
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 60 mins.
Premiere Date: 2017
Seasons: 1
Production Companies:
Media Rights Capital
Anonymous Content
Gilbert Films





 
 
 
 
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