Creep inside the mind of a killer with the first look preview trailer for NBC's new 'Hannibal' Lecter prequel series. Finishing off a recent onslaught of updates from the upcoming project which included a new promo pic of star Mads Mikkelsen ('Casino Royale') as well as an official release date the brief trailer gives us some insight into the overall tone of the new drama. 'Hannibal' is set to premiere at 10pm on Thursday 4th April and stars Mikkelsen as well as Hugh Dancy ('Martha Marcy May Marlene') as Will Graham. Laurence Fishburne ('Event Horizon'), Caroline Dhavernas, Molly Shannon, Ellen Muth, Anna Chlumsky ('Veep'), Lance Henriksen ('Aliens'), Gillian Anderson, Chelan Simons, Ellen Greene, Gina Torres and Raul Esparza all co-star. Check the new trailer below.
"One of the most fascinating literary characters comes to life on television for the first time: psychiatrist-turned-serial killer Dr. Hannibal Lecter. In this new drama from Bryan Fuller ("Pushing Daisies," "Heroes") based on the characters from Thomas Harris' classic novels, we see where this incredible story began.
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..."