NBC has released a great new 2-minute promo trailer for Bryan Fuller's Hannibal TV series, which is based on the cannibalistic serial killer Hannibal Lecter. The series looks awesome, and it stars Mads Mikkelsen as Lecter, Hugh Dancy as FBI agent Will Graham, Laurence Fishburne as Jack Crawford, and Gillian Anderson as Lecter's psychiatrist. I really liked what I saw in this trailer, this is going to be a great series, and I'm looking forward to watching it.
The pilot episode was directed by David Slade and the series will follow Graham as he tries to solve a series of murders and enlists the help of brilliant psychiatrist Dr. Lecter... unaware the good doctor is secretly a cannibalistic killer. Fuller (Pushing Daisies, Dead Like Me) wrote and is producing the series.
NBC has ordered 13 episodes for the first season, and it will premiere on April 4th, 2013. Watch the latest promo trailer, and let us know if this is a show you plan on tuning in to watch.
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...