The cast of the upcoming NBC drama Hannibal just got a little bit bigger. Already featuring cast members Eddie Izzard, Gina Torres, Molly Shannon, Ellen Greene and Chelan Simmons..the series now has added X-files alum Gillian Anderson for a multi-episode arc. According to Entertainment Weekly, Gillian will play Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier who is the therapist for Hannibal Lecter.
At the time of this report, no premiere date has been set.
According to Bill Hunt over at The Digital Bits, there is a very good chance that it could happen. The X-files ran from 1993-2002 on the FOX network and became a pop culture phenomenon. Over the years there have been rumors about the show coming to Blu-ray. The series continues to have a strong fan base and there is no doubt that although not confirmed, it would be welcomed news to the fans!
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