What is Hannibal (TV) About?
Hannibal is a gruesomely captivating psychological horror-thriller television series that first graced the screen in 2013. Developed by renowned writer and producer Bryan Fuller, Hannibal revolves around the chilling story of a highly gifted criminal profiler, Will Graham, portrayed by Hugh Dancy, who has a unique ability to empathize with the mindset of the most twisted killers. Graham is unknowingly plunged into the world of Dr. Hannibal Lecter, played by Mads Mikkelsen, a forensic psychiatrist who is secretly a cannibalistic serial killer. The series uncovers a complicated chess-like relationship between Graham and Lecter, marked by manipulation, intrigue, and the ultimate test of their morality. Inspired by the characters from Thomas Harris' novels, the show excellently weaves iconic literature into a television spectacle that gives viewers a thrilling insight into the mind of a killer. It consists primarily of three seasons, taking its audience on a nerve-wracking journey of deception, carnage, and psychological warfare.
The first episode of Hannibal aired on April 04, 2013 and the most recent episode to air was on August 27, 2015.