Red Dragon

2002, Movie, R, 126 mins

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NBC's Hannibal: Not Just Another Serial Killer Show

Hugh Dancy, Laurence Fishburne, Mads Mikkelsen

In a year that's already given us Fox's The Following and A&E's Bates Motel, some might argue that we don't need another serial killer TV show. And they'd probably be right.

But NBC's Hannibal isn't just another serial killer show.

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Taking characters from the Thomas Harris novels that inspired a film series that includes Manhunter, The Silence of the Lambs and Red Dragon, executive producer Bryan Fuller (Wonderfalls, Pushing Daisies) has created a sophisticated drama that doesn't glorify the violence of mass murder but rather examines the toll that hunting serial killers takes on the minds and souls of those who hunt. In fact, even though the show is named after Dr. Hannibal Lecter, who was immortalized as one of the greatest pop culture villains of all time thanks to Anthony Hopkins' Oscar-winning portrayal, the series — at least initially — isn't entirely focused on the cannibal in the three-piece suit... read more

Which Traditionally Male Role in Hannibal Will Be Played by a Woman?

Lara Jean Chorostecki

Another name has been added to the cast of NBC's upcoming Silence of the Lambs drama, Hannibal — but there's a twist.

The show has tapped Camelot actress Lara Jean Chorostecki to play tabloid reporter Freddie Lounds, a traditionally male role, played in previous film versions by Philip Seymour Hoffman (Red Dragon) and Stephen Lang (Manhunter) — as "Freddy Lounds," TVLine reports.

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Laurence Fishburne Joins Hannibal

Laurence Fishburne

Laurence Fishburne is heading back to the small screen.

The former CSI star has been cast on NBC's upcoming Hannibal Lecter thriller Hannibal, TVGuide.com has confirmed. He will play FBI special agent Jack Crawford, the boss of Hugh Dancy's Will Graham, the criminal profiler who's tracking a serial killer with the help of Dr. Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen).

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NBC Casts Bond Baddie as Hannibal Lecter for Upcoming Series

Mads Mikkelsen

Former Bond villain Mads Mikkelsen has been cast as the title character in NBC's upcoming series, Hannibal, Deadline reports.

Mikkelsen, 46, will star opposite Hugh Dancy in the project, which is described as a contemporary thriller featuring characters from Thomas Harris' bestselling Red Dragon novel. In the show... read more

Hugh Dancy to Star in NBC's Hannibal Series

Hugh Dancy

Hugh Dancy has landed one of two leads in NBC's upcoming Hannibal series.

The project, which NBC ordered a 13-episode first season of last month, is described as a contemporary thriller series featuring characters from Thomas Harris' bestselling Red Dragon novel. In the show, Dr. Hannibal Lecter and FBI agent Will Graham (Dancy) will be re-introduced at... read more

NBC and Pushing Daisies Creator Team Up to Bring Hannibal Lecter to the Small Screen

Anthony Hopkins

NBC is working with Pushing Daisies creator Bryan Fuller on a potential Hannibal TV series, Deadline reports.

Fuller is developing a script based on The Silence of the Lambs character Hannibal Lecter played by Anthony Hopkins. If NBC executives like the script, the project would skip... read more

Rapid-fire Remakes, Deceptive Marketing, Unusual Musicals and More Answers

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg courtesy Koch Lorber Films

Send your movie questions to FlickChick Question Im a great fan of your column I read it religiously every time it comes out Heres my question Ive never been all that interested in musicals I dont dislike them on principle I just never felt very attracted to them but recently I caught up with Jacques Demys The Umbrellas of Cherbourg and it completely knocked my socks off It absolutely blew me away so much so that Im ready to call it one of my favorite movies of all time I was completely hooked on its unusual format Every single line is sung and there are no big numbers like in regular musicals It made the entire movie feel like one long beautiful hymn Is there any other movie that has used this same format Or more importantly is there any other movie that has used this format successfully Oskar Sigvardsson all the way from Stockholm SwedenFlickChick This is an excellent question and one I find especially interesting in that I only caught read more

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