In Silence of the Lambs, Dr. Lecter may be a small, sophisticated man with a deep appreciation for a nice Chianti. But what makes Hannibal the Cannibal so horrifying as portrayed by Sir Anthony Hopkins is one part Welshman intensity, one part his mind, one part the whole cannibal thing, and one part that muzzle that presents him as a dangerous animal. But before settling on the iconic, director Jonathan Demme ran through some alternate options.
Brown alert! Yeah, add some tines near his lips, and we’re good!