‘Dexter’ Revival: Release Date, Plot Details, and Everything Else We Know

by Jeremy Spirogis
Michael C. Hall at an event

Ever since Dexter wrapped in 2013, followers have been hoping for some kind of follow-up. Their goals got here true in October when Showtime introduced a 10-episode revival of the hit crime drama. But ever since then, we haven’t heard very a lot about this system. As we await extra particulars, let’s get into what we do know, together with the discharge window, plot particulars, and extra.

Michael C. Hall at an event
Michael C. Hall at an occasion in June 2013 in Hollywood, California | Frazer Harrison/Getty Images North America

The ‘Dexter’ revival is meant to make up for the unique ending, however it isn’t a rewrite

When the Dexter revival was introduced, some followers suspected the present’s controversial ending can be scrapped and rewritten. But that’s not the case. While showrunner Clyde Phillips beforehand acknowledged on The Hollywood Reporter’s TV’s Top 5 podcast that it goals to “right” its wrongs, he admitted it’s “not undoing anything.”

Dexter is such a particular sequence, each for its thousands and thousands of followers and for Showtime, as this breakthrough present helped put our community on the map a few years in the past,” Showtime president Gary Levine mentioned by way of assertion (by way of Variety).

“We would only revisit this unique character if we could find a creative take that was truly worthy of the brilliant, original series. Well, I am happy to report that Clyde Phillips and Michael C. Hall have found it, and we can’t wait to shoot it and show it to the world!” he added.

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So what’s the plot of the ‘Dexter’ revival?

There nonetheless isn’t a lot phrase on this. But The Hollywood Reporter notes that Showtime launched a logline saying the revival will happen 10 years after Dexter fled Miami. The former blood spatter analyst will nonetheless be residing away from the town below a pretend title, probably that means his household and friends nonetheless don’t know of his whereabouts.

“I mean, 10 years have passed—however many years have passed—by the time this will air, and the show will reflect that time passage in so far as the ending of the show,” Phillips added on THR’s podcast, earlier than repeating, “This will have no resemblance to how the original finale was and it’s a great opportunity to write a second finale for a show.” 

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As far because the solid, Michael C. Hall, who performed Dexter, is the one individual we all know who’s returning for the revival. But Phillips teased that Jennifer Carpenter (Debra) could or could not present up too.

“There is some flexibility for movie magic, and that’s all I can say about it,” he mentioned, refusing to supply up every other particulars.

Fans can count on the ‘Dexter’ revival in 2021

There’s no precise launch date simply but, however E! News studies that it may come as quickly as the autumn of 2021. In the meantime, followers can discover Dexter Seasons 1-Eight on Netflix now.

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