Cannibal psychopaths may be unstoppable, but actors playing them are more susceptible to the elements – as Sir Anthony Hopkins proved when the Russian winter got the better of him.
David Mermelstein is an AwardsLine contributor. When we think of Anthony Hopkins, psychopaths may spring to mind. After all, the Welsh actor won an Oscar in 1992 for playing Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs, a career-defining role. Show More Summary
Actor Benedict Cumberbatch and director J.J. Abrams spill new details about this mysterious villain in the upcoming sci-fi sequel. [...]
"He's a mixture of Hannibal Lecter, Jack in 'The Shining', and the Joker"
For some people, it takes feelings to fight. Some people need to feel like they have a reason to do so. Others have no such requirement. But in certain cases, those are the scariest ones. Think back to Hannibal Lecter, Anthony Hopkins'...Show More Summary
We don't see a lot of Gillian Anderson lately, but when she's coming back to genre television, that's pretty noteworthy! After a ten-year absence from American television, the former X-Files star is set to play a recurring role as Hannibal Lecter's therapist on NBC's upcoming Hannibal series. I like this news. I like it bunches. [...]
NBC's new series "Hannibal" just nabbed an "X" factor. Actress Gillian Anderson, beloved for her role as Agent Scully on "The X Files," has signed on to portray the therapist of psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal Lecter over a series of episodes, reports Entertainment Weekly. Written and produced by Bryan Fuller, "Hannibal" has been described as a [...]
Veteran 'X-Files' actress Gillian Anderson has joined the NBC adaptation of 'Hannibal' – as none other than Hannibal Lecter's therapist.
Gillian Anderson cast in ‘Hannibal’ via Rickey.org Gillian Anderson is coming back to TV! She's been cast in the NBC Hannibal Lecter drama Hannibal from Bryan Fuller. Now I'm excited for this. Her role sounds very interesting! More details: The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
Gillian Anderson is the newest — and arguably the most exciting — person to join Bryan Fuller's Hannibal on NBC. She'll have a multi-episode stint as Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier, therapist to Mads Mikkelsen's Hannibal Lecter. Anderson hasn't appeared on an American broadcast series since The X-Files wrapped in 2002. ... More »
Dana Scully, meet Dr. Hannibal Lecter. In a very intriguing casting announcement, EW has it that Gillian Anderson will do a multi-episode arc on NBC's "Hannibal" series. Word is she'll play Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier, murderous psychiatrist Dr. Show More Summary
The upcoming NBC series "Hannibal" has found a new cast member in "The X-Files" star Gillian Anderson. EW has the news, reporting that Anderson will play a psychiatrist to Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen). From showrunner Bryan Fuller...Show More Summary
Apparently, on Broadway and elsewhere, one can break out into song over any topic imaginable, no matter how odd. Here are a dozen real-life musicals covering such weird and improbable subjects as Jerry Springer, Hannibal Lecter, and public restrooms. 1. Octomom! The Musical (2009) Photo courtesy Octomom! The Musical Shamelessly satirical, this retelling of modern [...]
Amazon has a deal today on The Hannibal Lecter Blu-Ray Collection, selling the box set for only $14.99, 63% off the $40 msrp. The set includes Manhunter, Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal. No Related Post
In further casting news, Anna Chlumsky has signed on for a guest starring spot on HANNIBAL, opposite Hugh Dancey (as Will Graham) and Mads Mikkelsen (as Hannibal Lecter). The VEEP and MY GIRL star will play Miriam Lass, a young FBI trainee under the tutelage of Laurence Fishburne’s Jack Crawford. Show More Summary
"Veep" actress Anna Chlumsky has landed a prime guest starring role on NBC's midseason thriller "Hannibal," featuring a new spin on iconic psycho Hannibal Lecter.
Broadway vet Raul Esparza (pictured) is joining “Hannibal,” NBC’s contemporary Hannibal Lecter series in the key role of Dr. Chilton, TVLine reports. The character was originated on the big screen by actor Benjamin Hendrickson in 1986?s Manhunter. Anthony Heald took over the role of Lecter’s infamous jailer in The Silence of the Lambs and Red [...]
Eddie Izzard (Oceans 12 and 13, Dressed To Kill, Velvet Goldmine) is joining NBC’s contemporary Hannibal Lecter series, “Hannibal,” as a guest star. He’ll be playing Hannibal Lecter’s cellmate. Wonder how that will work out for him? Like “Hannibal”‘s Caroline Dhavernas, Gina Torres, Molly Shannon, Chelan Simons and Ellen Greene, Izzard previously worked with “Hannibal” [...]
Eddie Izzard, meet Hannibal Lecter. The Valkyrie and The Riches actor is coming to Bryan Fuller’s promising-sounding NBC thriller Hannibal
Fresh off his first teaming with showrunner Bryan Fuller on "Mockingbird Lane", Eddie Izzard is set to guest star on the upcoming NBC series "Hannibal", EW reports. He'll play a cellmate of Hannibal Lecter's opposite a cast that includes...Show More Summary