Man IGN is in scoop heaven this week — now for your viewing pleasure, Hannibal Lecter gets a mask! Click here to watch the US trailer for Dimension Films’ Hannibal Rising, which hits theaters February 9th. This is the story of the monster Hannibal Lecter’s formative years. These experiences as a child and young adult led to his remarkable contribution to the fields of medicine, music, painting and forensics. We begin in World War II at the medieval castle in Lithuania built by Dr. Lecter’s forebear, Hannibal the Grim.