First Promo for NBC's 'Hannibal': See Mads Mikkelsen Store Some Human Meat in Freezer Baggies

February 18, 2013


With their Jekyll-and-Hyde drama Do No Harm coming and going over the span of two episodes and about thirty "looking into the mirror and seeing his duality" shots, NBC is quickly moving on to their next dismal offering of a doctor with a cartoonishly-dark side. As such, here's the first promo for the struggling network's Hannibal, the Hannibal Lecter-based series that will take over this April, even as those ubiquitous Do No Harm posters still hang to forlornly gaze at their lost Thursday night timeslot.

The series stars Hugh Dancy as Will Graham, a criminal profiler that seems a lot like he's just Dancy's head pasted on another generic procedural guy's body--both figuratively and quite literally. Laurence Fishburne co-stars as the FBI's Dr. Jack Crawford--who is definitely a different character than his CSI guy, Dr. Raymond Langston--while Casino Royale's creepy villain Mads Mikkelsen takes on the cannibalistic title role. As you'll see below, the part is mostly chewing-based:

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