Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Here’s the first teaser for NBC‘s midseason drama "Hannibal," which premieres Thursday, April 4 at 10 PM. Mads Mikkelsen makes his U.S. television debut as Dr. Hannibal Lecter opposite Hugh Dancy as FBI criminal profiler Will Graham, based on Thomas Harris’s novel "Red Dragon." Caroline Dhavernas, Laurence Fishburne, and Gillian Anderson also appear in the series.
Ordered for a 13-episode season, "Hannibal" is written and executive produced by Bryan Fuller and executive produced by Martha DeLaurentiis for Gaumont International TV. David Slade (Hard Candy, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse) executive produced and directed the pilot episode.
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