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'Hannibal' Canceled by NBC After 3 Seasons, Producers Looking for New Home

June 23, 2015 08:06:50

NBC has canceled "" after three seasons. The network announced on Monday, June 22 that it would not order a fourth season of the critically-acclaimed psychological thriller and the currently airing season 3 would be its last.

"We have been tremendously proud of 'Hannibal' over its three seasons," NBC said in a statement announcing the cancellation. "Bryan and his team of writers and producers, as well as our incredible actors, have brought a visual palette of storytelling that has been second to none in all of television - broadcast or cable. We thank Gaumont and everyone involved in the show for their tireless efforts that have made 'Hannibal' an incredible experience for audiences around the world."


NBC Sets Summer Premiere Dates for 'Hannibal', 'Aquarius' and 'America's Got Talent'

March 07, 2015 10:03:28

NBC is gearing up to welcome summer by lining up its shows for the coming season. The network has just announced season premiere dates for "", "" and "" as well as the series premiere date for rookie drama "".

Led by former "The X-Files" and "" star , "Aquarius" will have a special two-hour opener on Thursday, May 28 at 9-11 P.M. It will then air in its regular time period on May 12 at 9 P.M., leading into the season 3 premiere of "Hannibal" at 10 P.M. Duchovny's "X-Files" co-star returns as Bedelia on the crime thriller series and she's featured in a new poster for the show.


Zachary Quinto to Guest Star on 'Hannibal' Season 3

March 05, 2015 04:03:20

lands a guest-starring role on "" season 3, EW reports. He is expected to appear in at least one episode, playing a patient who is under the care of 's Bedelia. It will reunite the former "" actor with the series' creator Bryan Fuller who was previously a writer on him breakout show.

The new season will premiere this summer on NBC. will not be returning as Mason Verger. He will be replaced by Joe Anderson. Recurring cast include "The Hobbit" star as Francis Dolarhyde and Broadway actress Nina Arianda as the love interest to 's Will Graham.


'Hannibal' Thrilling Trailer for Season 3 Offers Forgiveness

January 23, 2015 04:01:40

"" is not returning until summer, but a sneak peek at the upcoming season 3 has been obtained via a trailer. The video does not show any bloody scenes or gruesome murders which are often associated with the serial killer, but still gives fans the chills with a hint at a cat-and-mouse plotline.

Will Graham, surviving the deadly showdown in the season 2 finale, is now pursuing Hannibal overseas. The title character appears to be in Florence, Italy. At one point, it seems that the two are in the same dim-lit place where Will says without seeing Hannibal, "Hannibal... I forgive you." , who has been upped to series regular for season 3, also makes appearance the video.


'Hannibal' Recasts Michael Pitt's Role

December 20, 2014 12:12:18

There's a change in the cast line-up of "" season 3. , who played sociopathic meat-packing magnate Mason Verger in season 2, will not return for the upcoming installment and will be replaced by Joe Anderson ("The Divide", "").

TVLine reports it's the actor's decision not to return, but it's unclear why Pitt, who is known for his role in Bernardo Bertolucci's "" and as Jimmy Darmody on HBO's series "", exited the show.


'Hannibal' Boss Dishes on the Aftermath of Bloody Season 2 Finale

May 24, 2014 12:05:35

More blood was shed in the second season finale of "" in the showdown between the major characters that was teased in the beginning of the season. [SPOILER ALERT!] As Will () and Jack's () plan to lure Hannibal () into a trap unraveled, Jack turned in his badge and decided to take the matter into his own hands.

Learning this, Alana () and Will also showed up to Hannibal's house to save Jack, only to be surprised by the presence of Abigail (Kacey Rohl), who had been kept alive by Hannibal. In the end, Hannibal walked away after stabbing Will and left Jack, Alana and Abigail bleeding out in his house. Adding to the surprise was that the title character took Dr. Du Maurier () with him as he flew to France.


'Hannibal' Star Defends Show Against Racism and Sexism Accusations

March 27, 2014 12:03:13

It's not unusual that fans express grief following a TV character's death, but "" viewers have taken the death of Beverly Katz (Hettienne Park) differently. People are upset after the only Asian character on the show was killed off in "Takiawase" that aired on March 21, accusing showrunner Bryan Fuller of being sexist and racist.

Park later defended the show in a blog posted on Tuesday, March 25. Disagreeing with others' opinion that Fuller was being sexist and racist, she wrote, "Fuller cast me in a role that I didn't think I had a chance in hell of getting. I rarely if ever see minorities, minority women, let alone Asian women, get to play characters like Beverly Katz." Noting that not only her character was Asian, but also Jewish, she added, "Pretty open-minded, non-racist, pro-feminine writing and casting in my opinion."


New Trailer for 'Hannibal' Season 2: Dr. Lecter Is 'Obsessed' With Will Graham

February 06, 2014 04:02:55

A new trailer for "" season 2 has been released ahead of the show's return. Sharing more scenes from the next installment, it gives a longer look at a physical fight between Dr. Lecter and Jack Crawford.

The video also highlights Will Graham who is now in jail for the murders he didn't commit. While Dr. Lecter tries to plant on Will's mind that Will is responsible for those crimes, he may not be able to convince Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier.


'Hannibal' Season 2 Full Trailer: There Will Be a Reckoning

January 20, 2014 04:01:05

NBC has unleashed the first full trailer for "" season 2, giving a look at scenes from the new chapter of the psychological thriller series. It picks up where the first season finale left off, with Will Graham under arrest for the crime he didn't commit.

"I don't know which is worse, believing that I did it, or believing that you did this to me," Will tells Dr. Hannibal Lecter from behind bars, practically threatening the serial killer. "I'm going to remember, and when I do, there will be a reckoning."


'Hannibal' Casts Cynthia Nixon, 'The Following' Recruits Carrie Preston

September 07, 2013 08:09:37

"" and "" have added an actress each to their cast ensembles for season 2. The former books for a recurring role, while the latter taps Carrie Preston for a guest appearance.

On the NBC drama, Nixon, best known for her portrayal of Miranda Hobbes on "", will play Kade Prurnell. She's "an employee of the Office of the Inspector General in FBI Oversight who is investigating the events of the first season and Jack Crawford's () culpability," TVLine reports.


'Hannibal' Season Finale Preview: Will Is Under Arrest

June 14, 2013 03:06:54

Dr. Hannibal Lecter's subtle manipulation culminates in Will's arrest in the next episode of "". A preview for the season finale sees Will under arrest since Alana thinks that Will's delusion could cost somebody's life. Realizing that "somebody is making sure that no one believes" him, Will knows that Hannibal is the one behind this.

According to the official synopsis, when Will returns from Minnesota without Abigail, Hannibal turns Will in, and Jack and the BAU team find strong evidence of Will having killed not only Abigail but additional evidence points to all the murders of the Copy Cat Killer. Jack and Alana begin to accept that Will is indeed capable of murder.


'Hannibal' 1.12 Preview: Manipulated Suspicion

June 07, 2013 03:06:12

Dr. Hannibal Lecter's subtle manipulation continues to the extent that it may turn a main protagonist into a suspected killer. In the next episode of "", the title character convinces Jack that Will is capable of murder, while he makes an astonishing admission to Abigail.

Meanwhile, Will asserts that the copy cat killer is still alive after Georgia Madchen dies in an explosion. The BAU team links Abigail to the Minnesota Shrike victims and plan to arrest her only to find Will has checked her out of the hospital. However, Will's hallucinations intensify and it causes him to lose Abigail in Minnesota.


'Hannibal' Gets Second Season Order

May 31, 2013 09:05:43

"" will continue preying on his victims for another year. NBC has picked up the show for a 13-episode second season, joining "" and "" as the only freshman series which get a renewal from the network this year.

"We're so proud of Bryan [Fuller]'s vision for a show that is richly textured, psychologically complex, and very compelling," NBC Entertainment president Jennifer Salke says. "There are many great stories still to be told." The network, however, notes that the show will only return next midseason or later.


NBC Pulls 'Hannibal' Episode Featuring Violence in Wake of Boston Bombings

April 20, 2013 11:04:19

"" has joined a list of TV shows which pull episodes out of sensitivity to the Boston Marathon bombings. NBC decides to shelve the fourth episode, originally scheduled to air April 25, which is deemed inappropriate in the wake of the recent tragedy.

Titled "Ceuf", the said episode features children who are brainwashed into killing other children. The fifth episode, "Coquilles", will air in its place. Due to the omission of one episode, the series will now wrap its first season earlier on June 20, instead of the original schedule on June 27.


'Hannibal' 1.03 Preview: Dr. Lecter and Abigail Make a Pact

April 12, 2013 01:04:31

The victim becomes the suspect when "" returns next week. As Abigail Hobbs woke up from coma, Jack theorizes that she may have aided her father, Garret Jacob Hobbs, in his serial killings, or at least she knew who helped her father.

Will is concerned about Abigail, but Dr. Alana Bloom says he can't always be with her. Against Dr. Alana's advice, but at Hannibal's behest, Abigail is escorted back to Minnesota, where she discovers much violent hostility against her and her family.


NBC's 'Hannibal' Debuts First Eerie Promo

February 18, 2013 09:02:05

Building the anticipation to the premiere of "", NBC unleashes a very first trailer for the hotly-anticipated drama series about the notorious serial killer Hannibal Lecter. Staying true to the scary tale of the most popular killer in American film history, the promo boasts eerie scenes that include a number of victims who are slayed sadistically in various places.

The clip, which comes out via Entertainment Weekly, also sees an interesting exchanges between FBI profiler Will Graham () and the titular psychopath (). "I don't find you that interesting," says the former, to which the latter replies wittily, "You will."


NBC's 'Hannibal' Gets Premiere Date, Debuts New Photo of Dr. Lecter

February 15, 2013 01:02:06

NBC has set a premiere date for its new show "". The drama series will debut Thursday, April 4 at 10/9c. Executive producer Bryan Fuller took it to Twitter to announce, "Hannibal Requests the Honor of your Presence for Dinner Thursday April 4 10PM @NBC -- Saving you a place at the table."

Along with the announcement of the show's premiere date, a new photo of 's Dr. Hannibal Lecter has been unveiled. It shows the titular character standing next to his meal, which includes a roasted pig.


'X-Files' Alumna Gillian Anderson to Play Therapist on 'Hannibal'

December 13, 2012 08:12:18

is making her way back on to television with "". The actress best known for her portrayal as Special Agent Dana Scully on "The X-Files" has signed up to take a recurring role of Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier, Dr. Hannibal Lecter's therapist, on the upcoming drama series.

"Every therapist needs their own head examined and we are ecstatic that Gillian Anderson has chosen Hannibal to mark her return to American television after 10 years to portray Dr. Lecter's personal psychiatrist," executive producer Bryan Fuller says in a statement.


Laurence Fishburne May Tackle Pivotal Role on 'Hannibal'

July 24, 2012 10:07:54

After signing out from "", is apparently not completely leaving the small screen. The Tony Award winner is said to be currently in talks to join NBC's "".

According to TVLine, the Noland depicter in "" will be seen tackling a pivotal role of Jack Crawford, who is the Agent-in-Charge of the Behavioral Science Unit of the FBI in Quantico, Virginia. The Peacock, however, remains mum on the possible casting of Fishburne.


Mads Mikkelsen Cast as NBC's Hannibal

June 05, 2012 01:06:53

NBC has found its Hannibal Lecter. has been tapped in the titular role of the Peacock's upcoming drama series "". He will star opposite who has been earlier cast as Will Graham.

Based on characters in Thomas Harris' novel "Red Dragon", the upcoming series will focus on FBI agent Graham and his mentor Dr. Hannibal Lecter. They will be "re-introduced at the beginning of their budding relationship."


'Hannibal' Series Lands on NBC

November 08, 2011 03:11:04

Hannibal Lecter Heading to Small Screen

September 13, 2011 02:09:41

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