With the second season of “Hannibal” having just been picked up by NBC, Katie O’Connell, CEO of Gaumont International Television, has announced that the company will be attending the upcoming San Diego Comic-Con and will be hosting a “Hannibal”-themed panel on Thursday, July 18th, from 6:45-7:45 pm in Room 6A.
The panel, entitled “Hannibal: Feed Your Fear,” will feature Emmy Award-winning executive producer Bryan Fuller (“Pushing Daisies”), director David Slade (The Twilight Saga: Eclipse), Martha De Laurentiis (Red Dragon), and star Hugh Dancy (playing Agent Will Graham) as they discuss key behind-the-scenes moments from the first season of the groundbreaking NBC drama. The panel will also discuss the future for “Hannibal” and reveal a few Season Two elements.
“The core audience of “HANNIBAL,” some of whom call themselves “FANNIBALS,” have been incredibly passionate and enthusiastic about the show, and we are honored to join those FANNIBALS attending San Diego Comic-Con, where passion and enthusiasm are always on the menu,” commented Fuller.
“We are thrilled to be attending Comic-Con and supporting our amazing fans who have been so loyal every step of the way,” commented O’Connell. “’Hannibal’’s success is definitely due to the dedicated supporters we have around the world, and we can’t wait to participate in Comic-Con – the best event for fans everywhere.”
“Hannibal” is a one-hour drama series for NBC exploring the unique and riveting early relationship of Thomas Harris’ classic character, renowned psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal Lecter, and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler named Will Graham who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers. Well known showrunner Bryan Fuller is executive producing.
Additionally, “Hannibal,” which is from Gaumont International Television in association with Sony Pictures Television Networks, has also performed strongly internationally and will return for a second season to Sony Pictures Television’s AXN channels.