2 items from 2017
Starz has cast three actors in their upcoming original series Counterpart: V for Vendetta‘s Stephen Rea, The West Wing‘s Richard Schiff and The Tudors‘ Sarah Bolger. They will appear in recurring roles in the series led by J.K. Simmons (Whiplash).
Counterpart is the story of Howard Silk (Simmons), 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. Starz ordered two 10 episode seasons in 2015 and the show just began production last month.
Rea has been cast as Alexander Pope, a “charming old-world Englishman and an old friend of Prime, he’s an éminence grise who pulls strings from behind the scenes and knows where all the bodies are buried — sometimes quite literally »
- Ricky Church
British actor Guy Burnet (Ray Donovan, The Affair) has landed a recurring role on Counterpart, Starz’s upcoming spy thriller opposite Ulrich Thomsen, Nazanin Boniadi, Nicholas Pinnock, J.K. Simmons, Olivia Williams and Sara Serraiocco. Described as an espionage thriller with a metaphysical twist, Counterpart is the story of Howard Silk (Simmons), a lowly cog in a bureaucratic agency who discovers that the agency he works for is really guarding a crossing into a parallel… »
2 items from 2017
IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.See our NewsDesk partners