Skip to main content

Final Poster For Toy Story 4 & New TV Spot

Amazon Prime Will Not Bite Down on Hannibal

No one wants seconds of this cult gem.

By Brandon Wolfe

Like so many of Dr. Lecter's victims, it's beginning to look like Hannibal might be dead for good. Following NBC's cancellation of the beloved, if poorly rated, cult series, showrunner Bryan Fuller isn't having much luck enticing other outlets to pick up the Peacock's table scraps. In addition to the recent revelation that Netflix would not be opening its doors to the series, Fuller has now confirmed via Twitter that Amazon Prime, the show's most logical home due to the service already streaming the first two seasons, has also declined to adopt the currently homeless cannibal.

Making matters worse is the fact that the show's producing entity, Gaumont International Television, has allowed the options on lead actors Hugh Dancy and Mads Mikkelsen to expire, freeing them to field other film and TV offers. While both actors have professed loyalty to Hannibal, it isn't feasible for them to decline other work with the show's future so murky.

As if that weren't enough obstacles for Hannibal's continuance, Fuller also has a showrunner commitment for Starz's American Gods, and wouldn't even be available to resume work on Hannibal until after the first full season of Gods is complete.

Fuller still claims to hold out a modicum of hope for Hannibal's future (and the series will still have a presence at Comic Con this year), but it's looking increasingly likely that the currently-airing third season will wind up as Hannibal's final meal before execution.

Discuss this story with fellow SJF fans on Facebook. On Twitter, follow us at @SandwichJohnFilms, and follow author Brandon Wolfe at @BrandonTheWolfe.


Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Tons Of New Cobra Kai: Season 2 Images

The wildly-popular and critically-acclaimed hit series COBRA KAI from Sony Pictures Television and Overbrook Entertainment returns for season two. A new rivalry between opposing dojos is born in the aftermath of Cobra Kai’s controversial win at the All Valley Championships. Daniel realizes his next countermove is to open his own karate training school called Miyagi-Do, in honor of his mentor Mr. Miyagi. What was once a personal feud between Daniel and Johnny escalates beyond their differences to engulf their students, who as teenagers, are already challenged to figure out who they are and who they want to be. Which path will they follow – Cobra Kai or Miyagi-Do?

















Giveaway: GLASS On (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD)

Thanks to Universal Pictures Home Entertainment we have GLASS on (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD) to giveaway to some lucky fans.

We have 10 copies to giveaway.

Writer-Director M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense, Signs) completes a mind-bending trilogy created nearly twenty years ago with GLASS, a comic book thriller available on Digital via the digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE on April 2, 2019 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-rayTM, DVD and On Demand on April 16, 2019, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. GLASS is a grounded-in-reality, comic-book thriller where the heroes and villains are people first. The thrilling culmination to the trilogy that started with Unbreakable and Split, stars James McAvoy (Split, Atonement), Samuel L. Jackson (Hitman’s Bodyguard, Avengers Franchise), Bruce Willis (Unbreakable, Die Hard), Sarah Paulson (Ocean’s Eight, “American Horror Story”) and Anya-Taylor Joy (Split, The Witch). Go inside the mind of master of suspense M. Night Shyamalan to uncover the co…

Everything You Need To Know About Disney+

Disney on Thursday gave the first glimpse inside its plan to transform from a staid movie studio into a media company for the modern age as it unveiled new details of its soon-to-launch Disney+ streaming service.

From Stage 2 on Disney's Burbank campus, executives revealed that Disney+ will bow Nov. 12 and be available for $6.99 per month or $69.99 for the whole year.

Disney+ will come stocked with programming from across the company's vast library, including at launch 18 Pixar films; 13 animated classics that have previously been locked inside the Disney vault; all Star Wars films; Marvel titles like Black Panther and Captain Marvel; some 250 hours of National Geographic programming; 100 Disney Channel Original Movies; and nine exclusive originals. Additionally, Disney+ will become the exclusive streaming home for the entire 660-episode-plus library of The Simpsons.

The power of Disney's IP was center stage. The nearly four-hour presentation, in the same building where …