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Hannibal Video: The Dangerous 'Allure' of the Plastic Kill Suit

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How does NBC’s Hannibal make murder look so bloody stylish?

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It helps, of course, that Mads Mikkelsen’s titular sociopath always commits his bad acts while rocking a three-piece suit.

And in the following exclusive video from the Season 2 DVD (out today), costume designer Christopher Hargadon and executive producers Bryan Fuller and Martha De Laurentiis dish the origin and purpose of Dr. Lecter’s clear plastic “kill suit” — which protects his expensive threads and keeps his DNA trail nearly nonexistent.

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Press PLAY to hear about how a James Bond film inspired Hannibal’s look and how it gives him a “clear, dangerous transparency.”