Fans turn to Kickstarter to fund Hannibal movie after cancellation

Hannibal fans have turned to Kickstarter to fund a wrap-up movie following the show’s cancellation by NBC.

Speaking at a press conference at San Diego Comic-Con this weekend executive producer, Martha De Laurentiis, confirmed she had been approached by the crowdfunding site.

“They’ve approached me – I just don’t know what model we’re looking at. [It depends on] whether we’re still entertaining television, or the timing with Bryan [Fuller, showrunner] and the cast, so it’s all open – it’s not done.”

Hugh Dancy, who plays central character Will Graham, added: “It’s early days.”

Hannibal’s third season is running on NBC in the US and Sky Living in the UK, at the time of its cancellation fans called on Netflix or Amazon to step in and save the show like Hulu did with The Mindy Project back in May.

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