ByAlisha Grauso, writer at Creators.co
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I feel as if 2013 is the year that actress will start to regain a foothold among a more mainstream audience. Ever since the last X-Files movie wrapped, the actress has spent more time doing lesser-known indie roles and period drama television miniseries that have kept her, more or less, out of the spotlight. And, honestly, after the global phenomenon that was The X-Files, it's understandable that she wanted to step away from the limelight and all the associations that came with the beloved character of Agent Dana Scully to focus on her family.

But a return to screens both big and small might signal she's ready for roles with wider audience recognition. She'll be starring in upcoming sci-fi movie Our Robot Overlords with , which films later this year, but we can also see her much sooner on the small screen.

This past week's episode of Hannibal featured the illustrious , and next week starts Anderson's multiple episode arc as Hannibal Lecter's () therapist, Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier.

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Nice to see she still has the professional sass that Agent Scully could always bring.

Hannibal airs Thursdays at 10/9CST on NBC.


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