5USA Sets Premiere Date For ‘Hannibal’

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Hannibal will premiere on 5USA on Saturday May 25th at 10pm, it has been announced.

Developed for television by Bryan Fuller, Hannibal is a contemporary take on the characters from Thomas Harris’ Red Dragon novel and as such will revolve around FBI Special Agent Will Graham and his mentor, Dr. Hannibal Lecter.

The drama series, produced by Gaumont International Television, stars Hugh Dancy as William Graham, Mads Mikkelsen as Dr. Hannibal Lecter, Caroline Dhavernas as Dr. Alana Bloom and Lara Jean Chorostecki as Freddie Lounds, with Laurence Fishburne appearing in a recurring role. Notable guest stars include Gillian Anderson (The X-Files), Lance Henriksen (Millennium) and Eddie Izzard (Mockingbird Lane).

TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.