Hannibal is an upcoming American thriller television series currently in production at NBC. Developed for television by Bryan Fuller, the series is based on the series of novels by Thomas Harris and will focus on the budding relationship between FBI criminal profiler Will Graham and Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a forensic psychiatrist destined to become Graham's most cunning enemy. The series has received a 13 episode order for its first season and, unlike most network shows, any future seasons will also feature 13 episodes. David Slade will executive produce and direct the pilot. The series will premiere on NBC on Thursday April 4, 2013.
Hugh Dancy as Special Agent Will Graham, a criminal profiler and hunter of serial killers.
Mads Mikkelsen as Dr. Hannibal Lecter, famed forensic psychiatrist and cannibalistic serial killer.
Caroline Dhavernas as Dr. Alana Bloom, a psychology professor and consultant profiler for the FBI.
Lara Jean Chorostecki as Fredricka "Freddie" Lounds, a tabloid blogger.
Laurence Fishburne as Special Agent Jack Crawford, head of Behavioral Sciences at the FBI and Graham's boss.
Scott Thompson as Jimmy Price, a crime scene investigator specializing in latent fingerprints.
Gina Torres as Bella Crawford, wife of Special Agent Jack Crawford.
Aaron Abrams as Brian Zeller, a crime scene investigator.
Hettienne Park as Beverly Katz, a crime scene investigator specializing in fiber analysis.
Ellen Greene as Mrs. Komeda, a Boston novelist and friend of Dr. Lecter.
Raúl Esparza as Dr. Frederick Chilton, administrator of Baltimore State Hospital for the Criminally Insane.
Gillian Anderson as Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier, Lecter's psychotherapist.