While Pushing Daisies creator Bryan Fuller has already cast his Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen) and Lecter’s puzzle buddy, Detective Will Graham (Hugh Dancy), he’s now zeroing in on who will fill the integral role of Jack Crawford. Crawford is, of course, the agent in charge at the Behavioral Science Unit of the FBI and the one who’s trying to track down an unknown cannibal/serial killer. TV Line now reports that none other than Laurence Fishburne is currently circling the role. Morpheus Fishburne is no stranger to the small screen, as he recently completed a stint on CBS’ never-ending procedural series CSI.
Hannibal is one of two highly anticipated new television projects from Fuller, as he’s also got a Munsters reboot on the way titled Mockingbird Lane. Filming on the pilot for Hannibal—with 30 Days of Night director David Slade at the helm—is set to begin soon, and NBC has already made a commitment for 13 episodes of the series. Hopefully the hourlong drama is ready in time for midseason, because I’m really itching to see this thing. For more info on Fuller’s plan for the series, click here.
The HBO series succeeds thanks to dramatic tension gained from fascinating character pairings, but Season 5 has whiffed just about every pair it's put together.
Shots of Kim Dickens and Cliff Curtis on set included, as well as the fantastically bearded Robert Kirkman.
Chances of him going all Malcolm Tucker on a vacationing customer service representative dressed as the Heath-Ledger Joker are frankly a mortal lock.
The gang attends Garrett’s wedding, then things get dark.
Season 6 of Jerry Seinfeld's webseries talk show includes Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jim Carrey, and Trevor Noah.
Those who are not interested in book spoilers beware.
'Texas Rising' is a 10-hour, 5-part mini-series, airing on the History Channel on May 25th and 26th, and June 1st, 8th and 15th.
Dean Norris, Marg Helgenberger, showrunner Neal Baer, and executive producer Tim Schlattmann talk about the upcoming season of the CBS series.
Plus, the new season will restore the original diner and feature music from Angelo Badalamenti.
Did you enjoy watching the cast of The CW's 'The Flash' in all their wormhole-traveling, alternate-universe-creating hijinks, but wish there was more to see? Well then you should check out the first three seasons of 'Sliders' now streaming on Hulu.