cardinal biggles wrote:
They can't touch him, though, because Fuller only has the rights to characters from the Red Dragon novel. Regardless of when in the chronology Verger was Lecter's patient, if he doesn't have the rights to adapt the Hannibal novel, then there's no Verger.
Don't they have the right to both Red Dragon
, just not to characters that originated in The Silence of the Lambs
And that they can work out characters they don't have the right to by changing their name, like they did with Benjamin Raspail/Franklin something.