TV News: Bridge, Hannibal, Vatican, Dome

The Bridge
Cinema Teaser have released the first photos of Demian Bichir and Diane Kruger in FX’s upcoming series remake of the Scandinavian TV hit “The Bridge”.

NBC have announced a Thursday April 4th premiere date for the “Red Dragon” prequel series. The series will air at 10pm.

The story showcases a young Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen) and Will Graham (Hugh Dancy) working together to solve crimes, the latter unaware of the former’s psychopathic tendencies.

The Vatican
Kyle Chandler (“Argo,” “Zero Dark Thirty”) has scored the lead role in Showtime’s drama thriller pilot “The Vatican” which is set against the modern-day political machinations within the Catholic church.

Chandler will portray Cardinal Thomas Duffy, the charismatic yet enigmatic Archbishop of New York, whose progressive leanings excite some and alarm others within the hierarchy of the Catholic Church. Matthew Goode also stars. [Source: The Live Feed]

Under the Dome
“Breaking Bad” actor Dean Norris has scored a lead role in CBS’ sci-fi drama “Under the Dome” based on the Stephen King novel.

Norris will play Big Jim, the successful owner of Chester’s Mill’s used car dealership and a town councilman who takes his position seriously. [Source: THR