Lara Jean Chorostecki has joined the cast of NBC's upcoming drama Hannibal.

The series follows the relationship between FBI agent Will Graham (Hugh Dancy) and Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen). The actress will play Freddy Lounds, a sleazy reporter that makes trouble for the FBI agent.

The role has previously been played by males actors Stephen Lang in Manhunter and Philip Seymour Hoffman in Red Dragon.

The drama has Caroline Dhavernas playing Dr. Alana "Al" Bloom and Laurence Fishburne as Will Graham's boss Jack Crawford.

Lara Jean Chorostecki will also be seen in the highly anticipated BBC series Copper premiering on Sunday.