Counterpart - which first aired on STARZ in January 2018 - is a sci-fi spy thriller starring Oscar-winner J.K. Simmons, Olivia Williams, Harry Lloyd and Mads Black. The show tells the story of Howard Silk (Simmons), a lowly cog in a bureaucratic UN agency who is turning the last corner of a life filled with regret, when he discovers the agency he works for is guarding a secret: a crossing to a parallel dimension. Through Howard and his “counterpart” on the other side, Prime, the show navigates themes of identity, idealism, what ifs, and lost love..
Counterpart is written by Justin Marks (The Jungle Book), directed by a.o. Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Game), and is produced by Justin Marks, Jordan Horowitz (La La Land) and Amy Berg (Da Vinci's Demons).
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