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Counterpart (Starz J.K. Simmons, Stephen Rea)



Espionage thriller with a metaphysical twist Counterpart stars Oscar(R) winner J.K. Simmons (Whiplash, The Accountant, Juno), Olivia Williams (The Sixth Sense, Hyde Park on Hudson, “Manhattan”) and Harry Lloyd (The Theory of Everything, Jane Eyre, “Manhattan”). Academy Award(R) nominee Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Game, Passengers) directed the first episode.

“Counterpart” is the story of ‘Howard Silk’ (JK 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.

J.K. Simmons as Howard Silk
Stephen Rea as Alexander Pope
Richard Schiff as Director of Diplomacy Roland Fancher
Kenneth Choi as Bob Dwyer
Harry Lloyd as Peter Quayle
Sarah Bolger as Anna
Michael Nyqvist as Chekhov (Originally Cast)
Mido Hamada as Cyrus
Nazanin Boniadi as Clare
Nicholas Pinnock as Ian Shaw
Olivia Williams as Emily Burton Silk
Sara Serraiocco as Baldwin
Ulrich Thomsen as Aldrich

key behind the scenes crew
Amy Berg as executive producer
Bard Dorros as executive producer
Gary Gilbert as producer
J.K. Simmons as producer
Jordan Horowitz as executive producer
Justin Marks as creator/executive producer
Keith Redmon as executive producer
Morten Tyldum as executive producer/director of pilot

show type
scifi crime drama

broadcast from
currently in production
two seasons of 10 episodes each have been commissioned.

network and production companies
Starz – Anonymous Content – Gilbert Films – Media Rights Capital