Netflix crime shows: Hannibal
Created by Bryan Fuller
Starring Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen, Caroline Dhavernas, Hettienne Park, Laurence Fishburne, Scott Thompson, Aaron Abrams, and Gillian Anderson
Hannibal premiered on NBC in 2013. It’s based on the characters from Thomas Harris’s Red Dragon.
The series tells the story of Hannibal Lecter, played by Mads Mikkelssen, a forensic psychiatrist, who begins to manipulate those working within the FBI. I think you probably know what happens next!
This show has such a spectacular cast. Few shows have the chemistry that these actors had, and I think that’s one of the main reasons that fans fell in love with this show.
All three seasons of the series were added to Netflix this year.
Unfortunately, Hannibal was canceled just as it was getting going. NBC canceled the series after three seasons. Fans were furious with the network and quickly organized to try to bring the show back. The series was shopped to various networks, but no deal was worked out.
There are a bunch of Hannibal fans that want Netflix to save the series and bring the show back for that fourth season. We really hope that happens. It would be such an excellent move by the streaming service!