You have to have been living under a rock, if you did not hear Hannibal Lecter’s famous line from the movie “Silence of the Lambs”. about eating some census worker that pissed him off’s liver with some fava beans and a fine Chianti. Lecter has been one of my favorite villains of all times, not just because he didn’t let some government asshole push him around and got even with em, but because Anthony Hopkins made him so freaking scary. Well, it looks like Lecter now is coming to a TV series near you.
We were always bullish on this one. Bryan Fuller’s Hannibal project just got a direct-to-series order. NBC has picked up 13 episodes of the thriller TV series based on Thomas Harris’ classic cannibal serial killer.
Logline: “One-hour contemporary thriller series featuring the classic characters from Thomas Harris’ novel Red Dragon – FBI agent Will Graham and his mentor Dr. Hannibal Lecter – who are re-introduced at the beginning of their budding relationship.”
Personally I hope that in addition to some census worker, he eats someone from the DMV, someone working in the welfare office, and Al Franken. That would probably kill him from all the pollutants these people will introduce to his syetem, but it would be fun to watch him do that.