Starz’s American Gods adaptation has proven equal parts exciting for finally escaping development hell, and troubling by Bryan Fuller’s diminished focus on Hannibal. The balance may have shifted back to excitement however, as Fuller reveals that American Gods author Neil Gaiman himself will pen a few episodes.
Jodie Foster has developed a strong directing career in recent years, including TV stops on both Orange is the New Black and House of Cards, but Hannibal creator Bryan Fuller hopes to return the Silence of the Lambs actress to more familiar territory. Should Hannibal live to dine another day on Season 4, might Jodie Foster herself introduce a new Clarice Starling?
The shock of Hannibal’s NBC cancellation never quite set in, if only by seeming assurance another network would quickly devour a chance to produce Season 4. Now, series creator Bryan Fuller dissects the chances of Hannibal moving to Netflix or Amazon, when we might finally meet Clarice Starling, and how far the series might last overall.
The cancellation of NBC’s Hannibal left us shocked, shocked (well, not that shocked), though given the climate of revivals and rescues, it seemed resoundingly likely the darkly delicious drama might find a new home. Now, series creator Bryan Fuller and producers are on the hunt for a new network, while long-standing rights issues with Clarice Starling may have impacted Season 4’s chances.
For all its legions of fans and critical accolades, NBC’s Hannibal has always skated along ratings-wise, at least until now. Shooting, carving off and gnawing its own foot, NBC has officially opted not to renew Hannibal for a fourth season, effectively canceling the drama until another network - basically any network - decides to swoop in.
It’s been near of a year since we’ve heard anything from the front of Starz’s take on Neil Gaiman novel American Gods, but like the deities themselves, a formal greenlight simply lay in wait. Now, Starz has confirmed that American Gods will officially move forward, as Gaiman and writer Bryan Fuller move onto casting Shadow Moon.
NBC’s Hannibal put a darkly dreamy spin on one of cinema’s most iconic villains, but did you know the network ordered the series on the strength of creator Bryan Fuller’s pilot script alone? Or that it has its own chef to craft its culinary cannibal delights? These are just some of the delicious morsels to savor in the ninth episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which serves up an appetizing look at NBC’s Hannibal!
NBC’s Hannibal has committed such outlandish crimes as stuffing human bodies into trees, horse innards, even actual stuffing, but creator Bryan Fuller draws the line at depicting sexual violence. A recent interview sees the showrunner adamant about working around depictions of rape, but still defending their necessity in shows like HBO’s Game of Thrones.
NBC’s Hannibal will return for a third course as soon as June 4, but the lion’s share of promos have focus on the dark doctor’s new life abroad. Now, the newest look at Bryan Fuller’s third season introduces The Hobbit star Richard Armitage as the famed Red Dragon, simultaneously spoiling a few more outcomes from the Season 2 finale bloodbath.
Apart from, you know, everyone’s survival, Hannibal left us with a great Season 3 mystery in its closing tag of Bedelia (Gillian Anderson) accompanying the good Dr. Lecter on the lam. Now, the latest look at Season 3 of Bryan Fuller’s darkly delicious NBC drama teases that the “Bride of Hannibal” may not be such a kept woman, and may spill some blood of her own.