First Casting News For NBC’s Hannibal

Chris Savage

It wasn’t so long ago that we announced Bryan Fuller’s Hannibal from Gaumont International Television was green-lit with a 13-episode order and now we bring you guys the first casting news.

According to Deadline, Hugh Dancy (“Elizabeth I”) is set as one of the two leads in NBC’s upcoming Hannibal which has been written and produced by Bryan Fuller.

“The project is described as a contemporary thriller featuring the classic characters from Thomas Harris’ novel Red Dragon – FBI agent Will Graham (Dancy) and his mentor Dr. Hannibal Lecter — who are re-introduced at the beginning of their budding relationship.”


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