NBC have released a promo poster & character photos for Bryan Fuller's upcoming Hannibal TV series. The show, based on author Thomas Harris' acclaimed series following the exploits of the cannibalistic serial killer Hannibal Lecter. NBC's show stars Mads Mikkelsen as the title character, Hugh Dancy as FBI agent Will Graham, Laurence Fishburne as his boss Jack Crawford & Gillian Anderson as Lecter's psychiatrist. The pilot episode was directed by David Slade & the series will trail Graham as he attempts to solve a series of murders & enlists the help of brilliant psychiatrist Dr. Lecter... unaware the good doctor is secretly a cannibalistic killer. Exciting times. Hit the jump for the details.
Synopsis: "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..."
Click on Images to view full size. NBC has ordered 13 episodes for the first season which will premiere & hit screens this April 4th. Check out the series' promo video at the bottom of the page.