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STARZ Original Series, ‘Counterpart’ Answers the Question, “What If There Was Another You?”

From the creative minds behind THE JUNGLE BOOK and LA LA LAND, comes a new STARZ Original series COUNTERPART. Starring Academy Award winner J.K. Simmons. This high-octane spy thriller explores a mysterious world hidden beneath the surface of our everyday existence. Creator, writer, and executive producer Justin Marks (The Jungle Book) serves as showrunner on the series and Academy Award nominee Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Game) directed the first episode.

Howard Silk (J.K. Simmons) is a lowly cog in the bureaucracy of a Berlin-based United Nations spy agency. When Howard discovers that his organization safeguards the secret of a crossing into a parallel dimension, he is thrust into a shadowy world of intrigue, danger, and double cross, where the only man he can trust is his near-identical counterpart from this parallel world. A captivating drama that explores themes of identity, fate, and lost love, COUNTERPART ponders the eternal question, “what if our lives could have been different?”

The STARZ original series premieres January 21.