CBS has cast the iconic role of Clarice Starling in its TV sequel to The Silence of the Lambs.
Previously played to Oscar-winning effect by Jodie Foster and later portrayed by Julianne Moore, the resilient FBI agent pursues both sexual predators and serial killers, and in the new spin-off she'll also navigate the political world of Washington.
The actress up for the job? None other than Pretty Little Liars star Rebecca Breeds.
The drama, titled Clarice, takes place a year after the events of The Silence of the Lambs, which saw the titular agent utilising Dr Hannibal Lecter's sadistic insight to catch a killer known as Buffalo Bill.
The sequel series focuses on the untold personal story of Clarice as she returns to the daily grind.
Audiences will also get to see for the first time her inner turmoil as Clarice continues her psychological journey of escaping a challenging childhood.
Following the project's announcement, showrunners Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet said last month: "After more than 20 years of silence, we're privileged to give voice to one of America's most enduring heroes — Clarice Starling.
"Clarice's bravery and complexity have always lit the way, even as her personal story remained in the dark. But hers is the very story we need today: her struggle, her resilience, her victory. Her time is now, and always."
The Silence of the Lambs is available to watch on Amazon Prime.
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