The show will be based on Thomas Harris' series of book. Film adaptations of "Red Dragon," "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Hannibal" featured Anthony Hopkins as Lecter, a role for which the actor won an Oscar.
EW.com said the actors who will play Lecter and FBI agent Will Graham on the small-screen have not been announced yet.
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