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  • J.K. Simmons Joins Hulu’s Veronica Mars Revival

    Simmons will play Clyde Prickett, an ex-con who now works as a fixer for Richard "Big Dick" Casablancas Sr. (David Starzyk), the richest real estate developer in Neptune.

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  • J.K. Simmons getting his hands dirty for 'Veronica Mars' revival on Hulu

    Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas recently shared the first cast photo for the upcoming revival series on Hulu, but he made it clear those weren’t the only actors we should expect. Now an Oscar winner has joined the ranks. J.K. Simmons (Whiplash, Starz’s Counterpart) has landed a spot alongside the Mars Investigations gang for the eight-episode limited season coming in 2019, EW has learned. Simmons will play Clyde Prickett, an ex-con who served 10 years for racketeering. Now he’s a fixer for Big...

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  • J.K. Simmons got a job working for Dick's dad on the Veronica Mars revival

    Hulu’s Veronica Mars revival already has Max Greenfield reprising his role from the original series, Patton Oswalt playing a pizza delivery guy who is obsessed with murder, and Kirby Howell-Baptiste reuniting with her Good Place buddy Kristen Bell, and now—in addition to nearly everybody else from the original series—it’s also getting J.K. Simmons.

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  • J.K. Simmons still wows in confusing Season 2 of ‘Counterpart’

    “Counterpart” delights in doppelgangers — so it only makes sense that its second-season return creates a double-whammy for viewers. Fans of this byzantine sci-fi/spy thriller who muddled through its elaborate, twisty first season won’t be disappointed. All of the main players are back for Season 2, including star J.K. Simmons, and “Counterpart” (haltingly) pushes forward

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  • Justin Marks on the upcoming season of Counterpart and the greatness of J.K. Simmons

    In honor of the dimension-hopping, spy thriller Counterpart returning to Starz this Sunday for its second season, we sat down with creator Justin Marks to talk about the upcoming season, and the talent of its star, Academy Award winner J.K. Simmons. Read more...

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  • J.K. Simmons on 'Counterpart' Season 2 and Playing Commissioner Gordon Again

    In Season 2 of the Starz drama series Counterpart, the Crossing between parallel dimensions is closed and Howard Prime (J.K. Simmons) is going to work and living his life while his counterpart Howard Alpha (also J.K. Simmons) is locked in a mysterious black site and cut off from everyone he knows, each stranded in the other’s world and adapting for their own survival. As war between the worlds escalates, both men find the lines between them blurring in ways they never would have expected. During...

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  • J.K. Simmons on 'The Front Runner' and His Hopes for Playing Commissioner Gordon Again

    From director Jason Reitman and based on the book All the Truth is Out by Matt Bai, the real-life story of The Front Runner follows the rise and fall of politician Gary Hart (Hugh Jackman), the charismatic senator who was considered the front runner for the 1988 Democratic presidential nomination, until his campaign was derailed by the story of an extramarital relationship with Donna Rice (Sara Paxton). As tabloid journalism found its voice in politics, no amount of smarts, idealism and...

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