Starz announced on Thursday that Stephen Rea, Richard Schiff and Sarah Bolger will join J.K. Simmons in the espionage, sci-fi thriller “Counterpart” in recurring guest roles.
Simmons plays the part of Howard Silk, a man who discovers that the agency he works for is hiding a secret — a crossing to a parallel dimension.
Created and written by Justin Marks, with executive producers Morten Tyldum and Marks with Amy Berg, Gary Gilbert with Gilbert Films, Jordan Horowitz, Keith Redmon and Bard Dorros with Anonymous Content, Simmons also serves as a producer. Tyldum directed the first episode.
“Counterpart” has been picked up by Starz for two seasons — 10 episodes each.
Jonathan Kimble Simmons was born on January 9, 1955 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.