The Teaser Trailer For CBS' Silence of the Lambs Sequel Series Clarice Is Creepy AF

Come February, CBS will introduce Clarice, the sequel series to 1991's hit horror film The Silence of the Lambs. Watch the new teaser trailer starring Rebecca Breeds in the title role.

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If you had to wait until adulthood to muster up the courage to watch the 1991's The Silence of the Lambs, you're not alone.

Starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins, the psychological thriller continues to haunt audiences to this day. And now, CBS has given new life to the story of FBI agent Clarice Starling, originally played by Foster and first introduced in Thomas Harris' 1988 bestseller of the same name.

Called Clarice, the new sequel series finds Pretty Little Liars and The Originals alum Rebecca Breeds as the title character. According to CBS, the series is a "deep dive" into Claire's untold personal story, and it takes place in 1993, a year after all that went down in Silence of the Lambs.

The official synopsis continues: "Brilliant and vulnerable, Clarice's bravery gives her an inner light that draws monsters and madmen to her. However, her complex psychological makeup that comes from a challenging childhood empowers her to begin to find her voice while working in a man's world, as well as escape the family secrets that have haunted her throughout her life."

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In a new teaser trailer, Breeds' Clarice is asked by an ominous voice, "What do you do with all your rage, Clarice?" It features scenes of bloodshed with cautionary tape and the butterfly motif made popular with the film. This marks the first time that the character of Clarice will return since 2001's Hannibal, in which Julianne Moore took on the role. 

Clarice's cast also includes Michael Cudlitz as Paul Krendler, Lucca de Oliveira as Tomas Esquivel, Kal Penn as Shaan Tripathi, Nick Sandow as Agent Clarke, Devyn Tyler as Ardelia Mapp and Marnee Carpenter as Catherine Martin. The executive producers are Alex Kurtzman, Jenny Lumet, Elizabeth Klaviter and Heather Kadin


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Clarice will premiere Thursday, Feb. 11 at 10 p.m. ET on CBS.