The actor will reprise his cannibalistic serial killer for the fourth time in a second sequel to the 1991 hit film The Silence of the Lambs, for which he won a Best Actor Oscar.
A spokesperson for Universal says, "Hopkins and Scott are both very committed. We like what we've got, and the revised script is really, really good."
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