'Twilight: Eclipse,' 'Awake' director set for NBC's 'Hannibal'
David Slade set for the Bryan Fuller-scripted pilot
David Slade directs on the set of "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse"
"Hannibal," a prequel to Thomas Harris
' "Red Dragon" novel, focuses on the early interactions between Will Graham and Hannibal Lecter
. The pilot was written by Bryan Fuller ("Pushing Daisies").
NBC has already given "Hannibal" a 13-episode order. The only actor cast thus far is Hugh Dancy in the Graham role.
In addition to features like "Hard Candy" and "30 Days of Night," Slade also directed the acclaimed pilot for NBC's "Awake."