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Published On: Mon, Feb 3rd, 2014

‘Boardwalk Empire’ star Michael Pitt joins ‘Hannibal’ season 2

The first season of Hannibal left Will Graham (Hugh Dancy) is in prison for murder and Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen) is free to keep murdering and mutilating anyone who catches his eye.
Michael-Pitt Boardwalk EmpireLecter will now have a new adversary as Entertainment Weekly reports that Michael Pitt will appear in Hannibal Season 2 as Mason Verger.
The Dark Knight Rises star Gary Oldman portrayed Verger in the 2001 film version of Hannibal, based on the Thomas Harris novel.
Verger is Hannibal’s very wealthy patient who “begins a dangerous cat-and-mouse game with the deadly serial killer.” Katharine Isabelle (Being Human) will play Verger’s sister Margo. 
Pitt is best known for co-starring in the first two seasons of Boardwalk Empire as Jimmy Darmody, in addition to his turns in Bully, Murder by Numbers, The Dreamers, Silk and The Village. 
Hannibal Season 2 begins on Friday, February 28.
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