One of the most famous killers in Hannibal lore is coming to television and IGN has the scoop that Richard Armitage has been cast to portray Francis Dolarhyde AKA the Tooth Fairy in Hannibal’s third season. Season three however will not be a retelling of Red Dragon that will be season four if Bryan Fuller’s plan comes to fruition. We will though meet Dolarhyde for the first time in the flesh this season.
The character is famous as the primary antagonist in the novel Red Dragon who murders families and is fixated on the painting The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed With the Sun. He believes his other self to be The Great Red Dragon and his mania causes him to commit homicide. What role this character will play in Hannibal’s third season is still unknown but it’ll be a treat to see Hannibal match wits with him.