Showtime’s Man Who Fell To Earth adds Clarke Peters to the cast

Almost a week after adding Oscar nominee Naomie Harris (No time to die) and Emmy nominee Jimmi Simpson (Westworld) to his list, Showtime’s The man who fell to earth The series adaptation expands its cast The cable Alum and Since 5 Bloods Star Clarke Peters, according to the deadline. Peters, who joins a cast led by Academy Award nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor, will appear as Josiah Falls, Patriarch of the Falls Family, and Harris’ Justin and talented scientist and engineer.The surprising relationship with Ejiofor’s extraterrestrial brings the next step in human evolution. ”

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Based on Walter Tevis’ science fiction novel and the film adaptation of the same name directed by David Bowie, the story revolves around an alien who arrives on earth at a turning point in human evolution and is forced to face his own past in order to do so doing determine both his and the future of humanity.

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The 1976 film was directed by Nicolas Roeg from a script by Paul Mayersberg and was David Bowie’s first leading role in a feature film. Although the film was a financial disappointment when it was released, it received generally positive reviews from critics and has gained a strong cult following in recent years due to its surreal imagery and the performance of the musician. It is considered an important work in science fiction cinema and one of Roeg’s best films.

Besides Kurtzman, Lumet and HlavinThe man who fell to earth The series is also produced by Rola Bauer, Tim Halkin, Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly, Heather Kadin, and Aaron Baiers.

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The series is jointly produced by CBS Television Studios and TANDEM Productions, a STUDIOCANAL company, in association with Secret Hideout and Timberman / Beverly. STUDIOCANAL owns the rights to both Walter Tevis’ book and the legendary Nicolas Roeg film with David Bowie.

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