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by JOHN VINCENT
Network renews Dr. Lecter drama for 13 episodes
NBC has ordered a second season of Bryan Fuller’s “Hannibal.” Boasting strong DVR playback numbers, the series is attracting the youngest audience -- median age of 45.7 -- on NBC, ABC or CBS. However, ratings on Thursday nights remain soft; Episode 1, “Trou Normand,” which aired May 23, ...Read More
NBC's upcoming drama is based on Thomas Harris' 'Red Dragon'
Raul Esparza is joining NBC’s new serial killer drama "Hannibal," according to TVLine. Set to play the of role of Dr. Chilton, Esparza ("My Soul to Take") is expected to appear in at least two episodes. Chilton, Lecter’s jailer, was first played by Benjamin Hendrickson in 1986′s "Manhunter, ...Read More
'Wonderfalls' actress reunites with writer Bryan Fuller on NBC's upcoming drama
Caroline Dharvernas has signed aboard NBC’s new serial killer drama "Hannibal" from "Pushing Daises" writer Bryan Fuller. Having previously worked with Fuller on "Wonderfalls," Dharvernas will play a consultant with the FBI's division that profiles serial murderers. "Hannibal," based on best ...Read More
Bryan Fuller takes on NBC's upcoming drama based on 'Red Dragon'
Laurence Fishburne is joining NBC’s new serial killer drama "Hannibal" for a key recurring role. Playing FBI Behavioral Sciences Unit leader Jack Crawford, Fishburne ("The Matrix") takes on a role most recently played by Harvey Keitel in director Brett Ratner's 2002 film "Red Dragon." "Hanni ...Read More
Bryan Fuller takes on NBC's upcoming drama about Dr. Lecter
Bryan Fuller is mining background elements from Thomas Harris’ book "Red Dragon" to craft the initial seasons of NBC's upcoming drama "Hannibal." Written by Fuller ("Pushing Daises," "Wonderfalls"), "Hannibal" centers on the infamous cannibal psychiatrist Hannibal Lecter, who works with FBI pro ...Read More