‘Hannibal’, the NBC series following the relationship between Dr. Lecter and Agent Graham, releases its first trailer

Hannibal

Writer Thomas Harris’ cannibal villain Dr. Hannibal Lecter first gained the attention of filmmakers in the 1986 Michael Mann film Manhunter. However, it was with the 1991 Jonathan Demme film The Silence of the Lambs that the character became part of film history, aided by a legendary performance from Sir Anthony Hopkins. Thus, a show NBC picked up for the 2012-2013 tv season that focused on Dr. Lecter’s early days as a consultant with the FBI and the rapport he had with Agent Will Graham before his arrest and incarceration piqued the interest of many. Dead Like Me and Pushing Daisies creator Bryan Fuller is the creative force behind the show, with Mads Mikkelsen taking over the role of Dr. Lecter, and Hugh Dancy, Laurence Fishburne, Scott Thompson, and Caroline Dhavernas joining him onscreen. The series will make its premiere on April 4th, taking over the 10 pm timeslot on Thursdays that was left vacant with the cancellation of Do No Harm, and a trailer for the show has now been released, which can be seen below.

(Source: JoBlo)



By Deepayan Sengupta

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