Well, so much for those summer premiere rumors that have been swirling around the release of Hannibal, the eagerly-anticipated new series from NBC. Shock Till You Drop is reporting that it will be premiering on April 4th at 10 p.m., according to showrunner .
is set to direct the pilot of the series, which will explore the early days of Hannibal Lecter (played by the always creepy ) and the working relationship he had with FBI agent Will Graham () before it went awry. and will also be making appearances in the series.
Hannibal will debut Monday, April 4 at 10 p.m. on NBC.