Academy Award-winner J.K. Simmons is on his approach again to the small display as star of the loopy crime thriller Counterpart, which is able to debut on Starz within the not-too-distant future. The challenge was first introduced with Simmons as lead a few years in the past, so it has been within the works for some time. Now we lastly have some in-depth footage of what is to return when Counterpart premieres, and Simmons appears to be like fairly fabulous. Examine the trailer out!
Nicely, coloration me intrigued! Counterpart appears to be delivering not one however two killer performances from J.Okay. Simmons. Howard definitely appears to be like like a really completely different character from his counterpart, whose expression is moderately chilling all through the 2 minutes of the trailer. The place Howard appears to be a cog in a bureaucratic machine, his counterpart is one thing bolder and scarier.
As an entire, Counterpart will examine the existence of a mysterious world hid simply behind the veneer of on a regular basis life, and Howard holds a comparatively boring place in a United Nations spy company based mostly out of Berlin. Howard will uncover that the key hidden by his company is the chance to cross right into a dimension parallel and extremely just like his personal. Whereas loads of issues are the identical between the worlds, there are some harmful variations, and Howard may have no selection however to depend on his counterpart from the opposite dimension.
Becoming a member of J.Okay. Simmons in Counterpart are Olivia Williams as Emily Burton Silk, Harry Lloyd as Peter Quayle, Nicholas Pinnock as Ian Present, Nazanin Boniadi as Clare, Sara Serraiocco as Baldwin, and Ulrich Thomsen as Aldrich. The forged is full of dramatic heavy-hitters, and it must be attention-grabbing to see how they work as an ensemble. The essential plot has some similarities to different reveals like Fringe and Stranger Things, however the forged may actually set it other than all collection that got here earlier than.
Counterpart obtained a collection order two 10-episode seasons again in 2015, with manufacturing on the primary starting in 2016 Los Angeles. Manufacturing later moved to Berlin, and filming there concluded earlier in 2017. The challenge was created, written, and govt produced by Justin Marks of The Jungle E book. Starz clearly has a substantial amount of religion within the collection to order two seasons proper off the bat in 2015. We’ll should see if that religion leads to as nice a present because the trailer signifies.
Season 1 of Counterpart is slated to premiere on Sunday, January 21 at eight p.m. ET on Starz. When you’re out there for reveals to observe between now and the tip of January, try our fall TV guide and our 2017 Netflix guide. For a few of what’s to return, check out our breakdown of upcoming reboots and revivals. You may catch J.Okay. Simmons on the massive display as James Gordon when Justice League premieres on November 17, 2017.