“The Wire” Actor Talks New Showtime Series

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With a multi-faceted career spanning more than four decades, legendary actor Clarke Peters (Spike Lee’s DA 5 BLOODS, “The Wire”) works seamlessly across theatre, film, and television with his latest series “The Man Who Fell to Earth” which airs new episodes every Sunday on Showtime. Based on the Walter Tevis novel of the same name and the iconic film that starred David Bowie, “The Man Who Fell to Earth” will follow a new character (Chiwetel Ejiofor) who crashes deep into the oilfields of New Mexico with a mission: he must find the brilliant scientist Justin Falls (Naomie Harris), the one woman on earth who can help save his species.

Even as he struggles to adapt to our world and become more “human” her faith in humanity couldn’t be lower. An unlikely duo, together they discover that in order to save his world, they must save ours. Peters plays the role of Josiah Falls, the father of Justin Falls (Harris) and the patriarch of the Falls family. He is a gifted scientist and engineer whose surprising relationship with Ejiofor’s alien brings about the next step in human evolution. “The Man Who Fell To Earth” Trailer Most recently, Peters starred in the AMC+ series “La Fortuna” opposite Stanley Tucci, ‘The Master’ in HBO’s “His Dark Materials,” ‘Linen Man’ in the Netflix fantasy drama series “The Irregulars,” starred in Spike Lee’s Netflix award-nominated film DA 5 BLOODS with the late Chadwick Boseman, and appeared in the Apple+ sci-fi series “The Foundation.”

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