The Cast for NBC’s Hannibal Expands Yet Again

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The Cast for NBC's Hannibal Expands Yet Again - Anna ChlumskyWhile we wait for NBC to announce the premiere date of its midseason replacement series “Hannibal,” the casting news for the show continues heating up with one more addition: “Veep” co-star Anna Chlumsky has signed on for a guest starring role.

Per TVLine, Chlumsky (My Girl, Blood Car) will play Miriam Lass, a young FBI trainee under the tutelage of Laurence Fishburne’s Jack Crawford.

“Hannibal” Synopsis:
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…

Starring Hugh Dancy as Will Graham and Mads Mikkelsen as Hannibal Lecter, “Hannibal” will breathe new life into a deadly classic. Laurence Fishburne and Caroline Dhavernas co-star along with Molly Shannon, Chelan Simons, Ellen Greene, Gina Torres, and Raul Esparza

For more info viisit “Hannibal” on NBC.com.

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  • JB Demented

    I always wondered what happend to Her.

  • kiddcapone

    I wonder which will be cancelled first, Hannibal or 1313 Mockingbird Lane. It will be close…

    • G.D.

      Do you think it will? You know, since 1313 Mockingbird Lane isn’t even going to series?

      • kiddcapone

        Awhhh, ya got me, I shouldn’t be assuming, especially since Mockingbird Lane was only a pilot episode, with the option for a series order based on ratings, and I didn’t do my due diligence to find out if NBC picked it up within the last 25 calendar days. I should have at least called NBC directly for confirmation before I made an uninformed joke on DC about two shows that I think will (or maybe will) flop big time.

        I humbly apologize.

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