Sky Living confirms UK start date for ‘Hannibal’ Season 3

The new season of US thriller Hannibal will begin in the UK next month.

Mads Mikkelsen (Casino Royale) reprises his role as serial killer Hannibal Lecter in 13 new episodes.

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Season 3 starts with ‘Antipasto’ at 10pm on Wednesday 10 June on Sky Living.

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Leaving us with loads to chew on, the friendship between Hannibal and Will (Hugh Dancy) was shattered as Hannibal realised Will had betrayed him and plunged a knife into his stomach. Before that, the shocks had come in quick succession. The assumed-dead Abigail Hobbs (Kacey Rohl) surprised everyone by not only being alive but also hurling Alana (Caroline Dhavernas) out of a second-floor window.

Minutes later though, her throat was slashed and she was left bleeding out in front of Will. Also left for dead was Jack (Laurence Fishburne), who was choking on his own blood and desperately trying to call his dying wife as the credits rolled. As the new season begins, Hannibal is on the run in Europe accompanied by Bedelia Du Maurier (Gillian Anderson). But what is she to him? His therapist? His victim? His lover? Or his accomplice?

Having escaped the FBI, Hannibal settles into a new life under a new identity in Florence. But, despite being happy abroad, he can’t resist the urge to send Will Graham a valentine. While Anderson joins the regular cast this series, Richard Armitage guest stars as Will’s new nemesis Francis Dolarhyde, AKA the Tooth Fairy Killer, while Zachary Quinto appears as another of Bedelia’s troubled patients. So, who survived the bloodbath at Lecter’s? And what will be his next move?

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