Thursday, December 3

John Cusack

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The creator of ‘Hannibal’ reveals that NBC wanted to cast John Cusack or Hugh Grant as protagonists of the show instead of Mads Mikkelsen

By Tanja Saric. 19 seconds ago Mads Mikkelsen was so close to not being cast in the suspense and crime series "Hannibal". In a recent interview with Collider, Creator Bryan Fuller revealed that the show's network, NBC, would have preferred actors like Hugh Grant or John Cusack to play the main character, Hannibal Lecter. "We were dealing with a very American network that wanted a very American actor to sell to the American public, and all the creatives on the show wanted someone who was the best person for the role," said Fuller, noting that there was resistance because Mikkelsen is European RELATED: John Cusack Tweets That Trump Is Looking For An 'Exit Strategy That Will Keep Him Away From Prison' Now That The Military Has 'Left Him' However, he did not stop...