Well folks, it’s been a long wait, but NBC is ready to kick startsat 10:00 p.m. sharp, a TV series developed by Brian Fuller that stars Mad Mikkelsen as the infamous cannibal with Hugh Dancy as Will Graham, a gifted FBI criminal profiler. Laurence Fishburne also stars in Hannibal as Agent Jack Crawford, the man in charge of the Behavioral Science Unit of the FBI, and will be responsible for the capture of Dr. Lecter. Crawford is also the one who recruits Graham, which will be seen unfold tonight in the first episode titled “Apéritif.”
A detailed description of this episode follows below, including a few new clips that should get you in the mood Hannibal, if you aren’t already so.
When the FBI takes on a case of disappearing college girls, Jack Crawford (Laurence Fishburne) recruits Will Graham (Hugh Dancy), a gifted criminal profiler with a unique view into the psyche of serial killers, to consult. Jack also seeks the help of Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen), a brilliant psychiatrist, who, unbeknownst to him, is not only one of the most successful serial killers of all time, but also a cannibal. After a copycat strikes, Will and Hannibal join forces to track down the culprit. Caroline Dhavernas and Hettienne Park also star.
We hope you tune in tonight and enjoy the show.