Zachary Quinto Joins “Hannibal” S3

Zachary Quinto is set to join the cast of the third season of NBC’s acclaimed thriller series “Hannibal” says EW. The new season is slated to begin this Summer.

The “Star Trek” and “Heroes” actor will play a patient of Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier (Gillian Anderson) in at least one episode of the new season. Quinto previously worked with show runner Bryan Fuller on “Heroes” and is currently in NBC’s event series “The Slap”.

The third season of the show will incorporate a number of characters from Thomas Harris’ “Red Dragon” and “Hannibal” novels including Rutina Wesley as Reba McClane, Joe Anderson as Mason Verger, Richard Armitage as Francis Dolarhyde and Nina Arianda as Molly Graham.