The prodigal serial killer is back! Dexter will be back to Showtime after eight years, and the glamorous cop’s fans couldn’t be happier.
“Dexter is a special series, for millions of fans and Showtime, as this groundbreaking show helped put our network on the map many years ago,” the network said in a statement at the time. there. “We’ll only revisit this unique character if we can find a true creation worthy of the original, excellent series.”
The The series originally ran from 2006 to 2013 and follow Dexter’s journey as he works for the Miami Police Department by day and hunts down rogue criminals by night. The first screening was widely acclaimed but gradually declined in popularity, and the series’ finale was criticized by both critics and fans alike.
Hall himself has said he doesn’t like the finale, which sees Dexter fake his own death and become a lumberjack in Oregon.
“People have found a way to make things quite unsatisfying and there is always hope that a story will come out worth telling,” said the Golden Globe winner The Daily Beast in January 2021. “I put myself in the category of people wondering, ‘What the hell happened to that guy?'”
New episodes will last 10 years after the events of the finale, Dexter has moved to a fictional New York town called Iron Lake. According to a teaser from the official Dexter Twitter account, the former forensic technician now goes by the name Jim Lindsay and works at a store called Fred’s Fish & Game.
Another teaser suggests that Dexter’s son, Harrison, will be participating. Dexter’s only child was born in season 4, which means he’s probably a teenager now – and possibly because of his father’s dark past. “Want to know a secret? Murder father,” Dexter the account tweeted in June 2021, along with a video of the fire consuming a photo of Dexter hugging Harrison.
Plot details are still largely unfinished, but Hall has promised fans that the revival will be completely different from the original series. In fact, the original writer, Clyde Phillips, – who broke out before the controversial finale – Will be back to write the reboot.
“As far as I can tell about the new show, I don’t want to say much, beyond what you can imagine, where we left him, his life is completely written. chemistry,” said Hall Bigger than war in April 2021. “He is in a different place leading a different life surrounded by different people”.
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