AceShowbiz - "Hannibal" creator Bryan Fuller recently sat down for Blumhouse's "Shock Waves Podcast" to share some information related to the canceled series. He revealed that there's a possibility of tackling "Silence of the Lambs" in a potential fourth season.
"I think the film adaptation is a perfect film, but there's a lot of interesting nooks and crannies to explore in a television series. I hope we get to tell the story," he said, referring to 1991's movie "Silence of the Lambs".
He also talked about bringing back the show as an "irregular" miniseries, instead of as a movie, like what people have suggested. He said, "I think, ideally for the cast, it would be as a miniseries, here and there. Let's do 6 to 8 episodes of that, and 6 to 8 episodes over here. And do it as an irregular thing."
Fuller revealed that he didn't expect the final episode of the third season would be the series finale. "There weren't going to be any bodies found floating in that lagoon. And the whole point of showing Gillian Anderson sitting at a table with two additional place settings and her leg on the table was there was a big splash and dinner guests are coming," he explained.
"Hannibal" chronicles the relationship between FBI special investigator Will Graham (Hugh Dancy) and forensic psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen). Initially, Lecter, who is a secretly cannibalistic serial killer, works to manipulate the FBI from within, but the bonds he builds with Graham begin to threaten his longevity. Lecter is fascinated by Graham's ability to emphatizes hannibal with psychopathic murderers. He tries to push the boundaries of Graham's fragile sanity in order to turn him into a killer himself.
The show ran for three seasons from 2013 until 2015