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EXCLUSIVE: Chris Pine Puts ‘Hannibal Lecter Impression to Good Use’ on ‘Angie Tribeca’ -- Watch Now!

by Stacy Lambe 7:15 AM PDT, May 08, 2017
Playing EXCLUSIVE: Chris Pine Puts ‘Hannibal Lecter Impression to Good Use’ on ‘Angie Tribeca’ -- Watch Now!

He should be considered the MVP of TV.

Following his celebrated hosting debut on Saturday Night Live, Chris Pine will reprise his role as Dr. Thomas Hornbein in an all-new episode of Angie Tribeca. The actor, who will star in the upcoming film adaptation of Wonder Woman, has been busy making hilarious turns on TV, from Eric on Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp to his Emmy-nominated voice work on Cracke’s stop-animated series SuperMansion. And we can’t get enough!

On the TBS police comedy starring Rashida Jones as the titular detective, Pine plays an insane serial killer that Tribeca put away years ago. Known as “The Zookeeper,” Dr. Hornbein is an animal rights activist who believes humans are the ones who belong in zoos.

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In the upcoming episode, premiering May 15, Tribeca finds herself face-to-face with her Hannibal-inspired nemesis while on the hunt to find the culprit behind the mysterious murder of a middle-aged white man in New York. And ET has your exclusive first look!

“I had so much fun getting a chance to work with Rashida,” Pine tells ET about his time on Angie Tribeca. “The show is a ridiculously good time and I finally got to put my bad Hannibal Lecter impression to good use.”

Pine isn’t the only A-list star to appear on the TBS series. ET recently debuted the first look at Natalie Portman, who plays the head of NASA mission control on tonight’s episode. (Check that out below.)

Angie Tribeca airs Mondays at 10:30 pm ET/PT on TBS. 

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