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NBC’s ‘Hannibal’ TV Series Releases First Poster

NBC Hannibal TV Series Poster
Orion Pictures

Considering how many eyes are going to be on NBC's upcoming adaptation of 'Hannibal,' an updated prequel take on the classic Thomas Harris Hannibal Lecter novels, it's surprising to think that we haven't seen very much in the way of footage, or even photos from production. We've seen a set photo or two, and even gotten plenty out of casting, but what bout the man himself? Does the first poster for 'Hannibal' reveal the good doctor, or keep us in the dark?

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NBC’s ‘Hannibal’ Casts ‘Pushing Daisies’ Vet, But As Whom?

NBC Hannibal Ellen Greene
MGM / ABC

'Pushing Daisies' creator Bryan Fuller might have needed a bit of comfort this week, after rumors flew that NBC was dropping his oft-questioned, but wholly intriguing 'Munsters' reboot 'Mockingbird Lane.'  And how better to comfort the man then by diving into new work and hanging out with friends?  That's why the latest addition to Fuller's forthcoming NBC adapation of 'Hannibal' might look familiar to fans of 'Pushing Daisies,' but who exactly will Ellen Greene be playing?

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NBC’s ‘Hannibal’ Recruits ‘Wonderfalls’ Actress For an Actual Cross-Over

NBC Hannibal Chelan Simmons Wonderfalls
MGM / Sonia Recchia, Getty Images

Well, this is an odd play for NBC. Whenever a famed showrunner takes upon a new project, it's fairly commonplace for said producer to recruit actors from his former series, be they lead or supporting. NBC might be entering whole new territory, however, as 'Hannibal' showrunner Bryan Fuller seems not only to have recruited former 'Wonderfalls' star Chelan Simmons for his new series, but her character as well! What the what?

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‘Hannibal’ Adds ‘Kids in the Hall’ Veteran Scott Thompson

Scott Thompson
Michael Buckner/Getty Images

'Hannibal,' the television adaptation of Thomas Harris's 'Red Dragon novel, has definitely loaded its cast with interesting actors. Mads Mikkelsen will be playing the bad Doctor Lecter, Hugh Dancy is Will Graham, Laurence Fishburne is Jack Crawford, and now Scott Thompson has joined up as a member of Crawford's CSI unit.

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‘Hannibal’s First Official Set Photo Isn’t Very Hannibal-y

NBC Hannibal
MGM

When NBC first announced that Bryan Fuller would be bringing the iconic serial killer Hannibal Lecter to the small screen for the first time, for a modern re-telling of the relationship between the famed murderer and FBI agent Will Graham, we were cautiously optimistic at best.  When casting started to fill out we grew more and more intrigued, especially with 'Casino Royale's Mads Mikkelsen in the title role, so where is the good doctor in the first set photo?

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NBC’s ‘Hannibal’ Replaces Philip Seymour Hoffman and Colonel Quarritch With A Woman

NBC Hannibal Lara Jean Chorostecki
IMDb / MGM / De Laurentiis Entertainment Group

We thought that might get your attention.  Joking aside, it seems like NBC is pulling a bit of a switcheroo for its upcoming Bryan Fuller-helmed drama 'Hannibal, turning a classic character from Thomas Harris' 1981 novel 'Red Dragon' from male to female.  So, who may you ask is lady enough to fill a role once played by 'Avatar's Stephen Lang, and later by Oscar-winner Philip Seymour Hoffman?

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‘Hannibal’ Appoints ‘Wonderfalls’ Star As Female Lead

NBC Hannibal Caroline Dhavernas
MGM / ABC

With all the men joining Bryan Fuller's forthcoming NBC adaptation of 'Hannibal' from Mads Mikkelsen as the the good Dr. Lecter, Laurence Fishburne as Jack Crawford and Hugh Dancy as Will Graham, isn't it time we saw a bit more of the fairer sex?  Then you're in for a treat tastier than a nice chianti, as 'Hannibal' has picked up its female lead!  No, its not the one you're thinking, but she's pretty wonderful in her own right.

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NBC’s ‘Hannibal’ Sets its Sights on Laurence Fishburne?

NBC Hannibal Laurence Fishburne
Vittorio Zunino Celotto, Getty Images / CBS

We're keeping tepidly curious about NBC's upcoming re-imagining of the Thomas Harris novels 'Hannibal,' even if it's kept Mads Mikkelsen out of 'Thor: The Dark World.'  Updating the setting to the modern day and focusing on the early days of the partnership between FBI agent Will Graham and the iconic titular killer, the idea certainly has potential.  Now that the leads have been cast, what big star is 'Hannibal' ominously circling, and for what major role?

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‘Thor 2′ Loses Mads Mikkelsen

Mads Mikkelsen
Getty Images

In Hollywood there is a disease that's infected many people in the industry. And that disease is called "Scheduling Conflict." In some cases it's real, in others it's a cover story for that person not working out as hoped. Alas, Mads Mikkelsen contracted "Scheduling Conflict" and will not be in 'Thor 2.'

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Who Will Play Hannibal Lecter In the New NBC Series?

Hannibal Lecter NBC
MGM

In spite of NBC's pre-'Red Dragon' straight-to-series drama 'Hannibal' not being present at the past Upfront event, a considerable amount of buzz surrounds the series.  After all, to put Hannibal Lecter on TV you'd need some ace casting, no?  We already knew that Hugh Dancy would take the role of a young agent Will Graham, but we've been tepidly swirling our Chianti waiting for news of the man himself.  No longer!

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