Like most of you, we are big fans of NBC's "Hannibal", which we were thrilled to learn would be getting a second season after a kickass first season full of excellent writing, stellar acting and some pretty intense gore (especially for network television). "Hannibal" hit Comic-Con this week and now we have news on when the thrilling first season will be hitting home video. Read on!
Season 1 will launch September 24. In addition to the 12 episodes that aired on NBC, the DVD/Blu-Ray includes the full version of an episode pulled from the schedule in the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting. Full features are listed below:
- Audio commentaries on select episodes with Cast and Crew including Bryan Fuller, David Slade, Hugh Dancy and more
- “Hannibal Reborn” featurette
- “A Taste for Killing” featurette
- “The FX of Murder” featurette
- “A Symphony for the Slaughter” featurette
- Full Gag Reel
- Deleted Scenes
- Pilot Episode Storyboards
Key art for the DVD/Blu-Ray hasn't been revealed yet, but we'll be sure to share it with you when we get our hands on it. In the meantime, you can pre-order Season 1 of "Hannibal" on DVD HERE or get it on Blu right HERE.
HANNIBAL focuses on the fledgling relationship between FBI agent Will Graham (Hugh Dancy) and Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen), his mentor. Will Graham is a gifted criminal profiler who is on the hunt for a serial killer with the FBI. Graham's unique way of thinking gives him the astonishing ability to empathize with anyone - even psychopaths. He seems to know what makes them tick. But when the mind of the twisted killer he's pursuing is too complicated for even Will to comprehend, he enlists the help of Dr. Lecter, one of the premier psychiatric minds in the country. Armed with the uncanny expertise of the brilliant doctor, Will and Hannibal (known as a serial killer only to the audience) form a brilliant partnership, and it seems there's no villain they can't catch. If Will only knew...