NBC Gives Hannibal Direct-to-Series Order


Bryan Fuller’s “Hannibal” project has received a direct-to-series order from NBC, which has picked up 13 episodes of the thriller TV series based on Thomas Harris’ character, reports Entertainment Weekly. Here’s the logline:

One-hour contemporary thriller series featuring the classic characters from Thomas Harris’ novel Red Dragon – FBI agent Will Graham and his mentor Dr. Hannibal Lecter – who are re-introduced at the beginning of their budding relationship.”

Previously the show was described as centering “on Lecter’s early days, namely his time going head-to-head with FBI agent Will Graham. The back story between the two characters were alluded to in Thomas Harris’ novel ‘Red Dragon’ and the films ‘Manhunter’ and ‘Red Dragon.'”

Who do you think should play Hannibal Lecter and Will Graham?