Looks like NBC is still moving forward with their upcoming, highly-anticipated Bryan Fuller-produced Hannibal series. According to EW, Valkyrie star Eddie Izzard is set to guest star on the series, as an inmate at the Baltimore State Hospital for the Criminally Insane who calls himself the "infamous Chesapeake Ripper." This is, as fans of the Thomas Harris novels may remember, the same institution where Hannibal himself is eventually incarcerated.

The series, which will star Mads Mikkelsen and Hugh Dancy, is expected to premiere on NBC some time next year.

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[via EW]