First look: Cynthia Nixon guest stars on 'Hannibal'

Gillian Anderson also appears in two-part Season 2 premiere

"Hannibal" returns for its second season at the end of February with a two-part premiere.

The season opens with Will (Hugh Dancy) determined to fight for his innocence as Hannibal (Mads Mikkelsen) and Jack (Laurence Fishburne) try to wrap their heads around the fact he's behind bars. 

Cynthia Nixon will appear in the first three episodes as FBI investigator Kade Purnell.

You can see these photos of Nixon on set, first on MSN TV.

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"Hannibal" premieres Friday, Feb. 28, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.