STARZ shared the key art and series overview video for new series Counterpart, starring Academy Award-winner J.K. Simmons. Get your first look here!
STARZ will debut their new Original series, Counterpart, on Sunday, January 21st, 2018 at 8:00pm ET|PT.
J.K. Simmons stars in two roles in this spy thriller, which takes us into a captivating world of espionage, intrigue, and government conspiracies.
The 10-episode first season introduces us to Howard Silk (J.K. Simmons) is a lowly cog in the bureaucratic machinery of a Berlin-based United Nations spy agency. When Howard discovers that his organization safeguards the secret of a crossing into a parallel dimension, he is thrust into a shadow world of intrigue, danger, and double cross… where the only man he can trust is his near-identical counterpart from this parallel world. The show explores themes of identity, fate and lost love, posing the eternal question, “what if our lives could have been different?”
Counterpart‘s first season is 10 episodes, and also stars Olivia Williams as Emily Burton Silk, Harry Lloyd as Peter Quayle, Nicholas Pinnock as Ian Shaw, Nazanin Boniadi as Clare, Sara Serraiocco as Baldwin, and Ulrich Thomsen as Aldrich. Academy Award-nominee Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Game) directed the first episode.
For more, check out the series trailer, overview video, and key art (below):
Also, make sure to check out an early sneak peek of the pilot episode, which will air after this week’s Outlander Season 3 finale on December 10 (at 9:00pm ET|PT)!