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"30 Days of Night" Helmer to Direct "Hannibal" TV Series

Posted: March 31st, 2012 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
"30 Days of Night" Helmer to Direct "Hannibal" TV SeriesSubmit Comment
Director David Slade (Twilight Saga: Eclipse, 30 Days of Night, Hard Candy) is working on a "Daredevil" remake, but has just signed on to helm the pilot episode of NBC's upcoming "Hannibal" series, which has already received a thirteen episode order.

The new series is described as an hour-long contemporary thriller that revolves around FBI agent Will Graham and his mentor, Dr. Hannibal Lecter. It is considered a prequel to the film franchise and will take place before the events in Brett Ratner's "Red Dragon" and Michael Mann's "Manhunter."

As previously reported, the role of Will Graham went to Hugh Dancy (Martha Marcy May Marlene). No word on which actor will play Hannibal.

Source: Deadline


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Freudian_Nightmare writes:
on March 31st, 2012 at 4:32:40 AM

I think 'Hannibal Rising' proved that no one other than Anthony Hopkins can play Hannibal. It is his role, the one he was born to play.
bandolero999 writes:
on March 31st, 2012 at 4:41:35 AM

Nah I liked Brian Cox performance as well
Tanman32123 writes:
on March 31st, 2012 at 12:25:59 PM

Ill watch the pilot
minkowski writes:
on March 31st, 2012 at 12:52:36 PM

@Freud: That's what Is aid the other day. Hopkins sold all three of his Hannibal films, no one else. He's a great actor imo, and he always makes anything he's in watchable.

Good idea to get this guy. He's made a few decent flicks, but he should get the f*ck out of Daredevil while he can.
CelluloidMan writes:
on March 31st, 2012 at 2:38:32 PM

Comparing Anthony Hopkins with Brian Cox as Hannibal Lecter is like comparing Harrison Ford with Alec Baldwin as Jack Ryan...all opinion & all winners in my book.

Can't go wrong with either, IMO.
minkowski writes:
on March 31st, 2012 at 3:22:27 PM

Harrison Ford >> Baldwin, Anthony Hopkins >= Brian Cox.
Max Rockatansky Junior writes:
on March 31st, 2012 at 9:10:41 PM

Well, he's worked on sh*t before. So he'll be used to NBC.
Max Rockatansky Junior writes:
on March 31st, 2012 at 9:11:24 PM

N.B.C. = NoBody Cares
Max Rockatansky Junior writes:
on March 31st, 2012 at 9:12:42 PM

Maybe they can dig up Fred Silverman's skeleton and have Hannibal do a recap of the night to it at the end of each episode .... like a horror Jerry Springer.
Max Rockatansky Junior writes:
on March 31st, 2012 at 9:14:17 PM

Freudian_Nightmare writes:
on March 31st, 2012 at 4:32:40 AM
I think 'Hannibal Rising' proved that no one other than Anthony Hopkins can play Hannibal. It is his role, the one he was born to play.

@Freudian

Actually, "Red Dragon" just substanciates the proof that Brett RatTurd can't direct sh*t.
bane writes:
on April 1st, 2012 at 9:59:38 AM





hopkins was an amazing performance

but it WAS a performance

brian cox was better
because he felt more real
such a quiet character

i saw Hugh Dancy in the john hurt drama SHOOTING DOGS

he is a fine actor
he will be a perfect Will graham

i think game of thrones star
Nikolaj coster-Waldau

should be cast as Hannibal Lector
bane writes:
on April 1st, 2012 at 11:21:40 AM




i love the character

WILL GRAHAM


http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.271389679606980.65567.100002078500368&type=3


Tanman32123 writes:
on April 1st, 2012 at 12:06:48 PM

i dont know about any of That^

But The 3 Films in the original Trilogy are amazing. all of them. Loved the performances by not just Anthony but everyone did a good job, Specially in Silence IE The Best picture award

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