Last week, NBC finally handed out a premiere date for the new series Hannibal, which debuts with the Pilot episode Thursday, April 4 at 10 PM ET. The network has released a trailer with our first look at footage from this 13-episode show, created by Bryan Fuller (Heroes, Pushing Daisies). Mads Mikkelsen stars as Hannibal Lecter in this Silence of the Lambs prequel series that explores the doctor's relationship with FBI profiler Will Graham (Hugh Dancy), before Hannibal's sadistic cannibal tendencies came to light. Feast on this all new footage from the upcoming drama, also starring Laurence Fishburne, Eddie Izzard, Lance Henriksen, and Gillian Anderson.