Check out NBC’s first promo banner for their upcoming HANNIBAL TV show. The banner shows actor Hugh Dancy as Will Graham and his “new partner” hovering over him, possibly because they hadn’t cast the actor yet when the shot the promo, but who knows, it could just be more mysterious this way.
One of the most fascinating literary characters comes to life on television for the first time: psychiatrist-turned-serial killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter. In this new drama from Bryan Fuller (“Pushing Daisies,” “Heroes”), based on the characters from Thomas Harris’ classic novels, we see where this incredible story began.
Will Graham is a gifted criminal profiler who is on the hunt for a serial killer with the FBI. Graham’s unique way of thinking gives him the astonishing ability to empathize with anyone – even psychopaths. He seems to know what makes them tick. But when the mind of the twisted killer he’s pursuing is too complicated for even Will to comprehend, he enlists the help of Dr. Lecter, one of the premier psychiatric minds in the country. Armed with the uncanny expertise of the brilliant doctor, Will and Hannibal (known as a serial killer only to the audience) form a brilliant partnership and it seems there’s no villain they can’t catch. If Will only knew…
Starring Caroline Dhavernas, Mads Mikkelsen, Laurence Fishburne, and of course, Hugh Dancy.