Just a while ago NBC released the very first trailer to their upcoming series Hannibal, it’s said to be a thriller based on characters from a novel called Red Dragon, its about the past where Hannibal Lector and Will Graham, an FBI agent, were working together.
The series was created by Bryan Fuller who also wrote the scripts. It skipped the usual pilot process and NBC decided to just send it straight to a series instead. It’s said to have a great cast of actors, though I know very little about them… Mads Mikkelsen will be playing Hannibal, Hugh Dancy as Agent Will Graham and Laurence Fishburne will be playing as Agent Jack Crawford the same man who’s responsible for tracking down Hannibal later on.
Without further ado here’s the trailer for you all to see:
I must say it doesn’t look all that bad, I might actually give the first episode a try before I make my final decision of whether it’s watchable or not. For those of you who want to know more about what the series is, here’s a 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…”