As TV Line reported earlier today, Little Shop OF HORROR's original Audrey, Ellen Green, is set to join the cast of NBC's upcoming thriller-drama, HANNIBAL.
Greene will play Mrs. Komeda, a novelist and member of Boston’s elite. She’s also a friend of the legendary cannibal, Dr. Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen).
Ellen Greene's Broadway acting credits include Three Men on a Horse, The Threepenny Opera, Rachael Lily Rosenbloom and Don't You Ever Forget It and The Little Prince and the Aviator. She has also played The West End in Betwixt! and her off-Broadway appearances include Weird Romance, Starting Monday, Little Shop of Horrors, Wake Up, It's Time to Go to Bed, In the Boom Boom Room and more.
HANNIBAL will air in a 13-episode run midseason on NBC. According to the official synopsis: One of the most fascinating literary characters comes to life on television for the first time: psychiatrist-turned-serial-killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter. In this new drama from Bryan Fuller ("Pushing Daisies," "Heroes"), based on the characters from Thomas Harris' classic novels, we see where this incredible story began. Will Graham (Hugh Dancy, "The Big C") is a gifted criminal profiler who is on the hunt for a serial killer with the FBI. Graham's unique way of thinking gives him the astonishing ability to empathize with anyone – even psychopaths. He seems to know what makes them tick. But when the mind of the twisted killer he's pursuing is too complicated for even Will to comprehend, he enlists the help of Dr. Lecter, one of the premier psychiatric minds in the country. Armed with the uncanny expertise of the brilliant doctor, Will and Hannibal (known as a serial killer only to the audience) form a brilliant partnership and it seems there's no villain they can't catch. If Will only knew…
You can read TV Line's original report here.