Season 4 of the psychological thriller series is highly anticipated to return to the screens after fans wait for 5 years! The show is based on the characters and elements from various Thomas Harris’ novels. It revolves around the relationship between FBI investigator Will Graham and a forensic psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal Lecter. Their relationship is complicated yet special, as Graham is the most cunning enemy, but is also the only one to understand him.
Each season of the show earned applause from the audience and received critical acclamation with various awards for being the best series and for the cast’s stellar performance. However, despite this, there’s been no concrete news whether it’ll return with the fourth season. According to the sources, the series may take some time to return.
Here’s are the latest updates on Hannibal Season 4.
Season 4 – Renewal Status
The third season of Hannibal concluded in August 2015 and since then, fans have been waiting for another season. NBC canceled the show due to low ratings after Season 3.
However, the show producers remained hopeful have been discussing business deals with Amazon Video and Netflix for a renewal.
The cast members such as Mikkelsen and Dancy have expressed that they look forward to working again and to continue the show.
While the series streams on Netflix and the fans continue to enjoy the three seasons, we are being hopeful for the world’s biggest streaming service to be the permanent home for Hannibal Season 4. So as Fuller has shown hope on Twitter about no one giving up on the new season, the fans should be rest assured to hear some good news in the days to come.
— Hannibal (@NBCHannibal) February 25, 2016
Hannibal Season 4 – Cast Details
As everyone is excited to revisit the Hannibal world, there’s a very good chance of finding a new home soon. So when that happens, most of the important characters will be returning as Fuller has mentioned that most of them are willing to work for another season.
Mads Mikkelsen will return as the lead characters of the cast, Hannibal. Other cast members would include – Hugh Dancy as Will Graham, Gillian Anderson as Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier, Caroline Dhavernas as Alana Bloom, and Laurence Fishburne as Jack Crawford.
Hannibal Season 4 – Plot
The previous seasons have been adapted from Red Dragon and Hannibal, and Bryan Fuller is anticipated to return with another famous novel by Thomas Harris titled ‘Silence of the Lambs’.
However, there have been issues about securing rights. As of now, there’s been no definite plan of this adaptation happening soon, but we do know that the format is already in Fuller’s mind.
So season 4 would re-examine the relationship between Hannibal and Will Graham in a new light. Expect a total reinvention of the series.
Let’s hope that our favorite duo returns soon and you can return to us for more such updates!