Michael C. Hall will return as the avenging serial killer eight years after the show was last aired.
After a stay in the Pacific Northwest, Dexter returned to Showtime.
Premium Cable Grip ordered 10 episodes Dexter limited series that will reunite star Michael C. Hall and original showrunner Clyde Phillips. The show will be a continuation of the original eight-season series, which ended in 2013 with Hall’s Dexter Morgan going into self-imposed exile as a lumberjack and will live a lonely life.
Production is expected to start early next year for the first scheduled for fall 2021.
“Dexter it’s such a special series, both to its millions of fans and to Showtime, as this groundbreaking show helped put our network on the map many years ago, “said Showtime Entertainment President Gary Levine.”
Phillips served as showrunner for the first four seasons of Dexter, leaving in 2009. During his tenure the show garnered three Emmy nominations for Best Drama Series and four Writers Guild Award nominations in the same category. Earlier this year he signed a blanket deal with Showtime and CBS Television Studios.
Hall, for his part, received five Emmy nominations as a direct lead for playing Dexter and won Golden Globe and SAG Awards for the role in 2010. His recent credits include Netflix. Sure and functionality The report.
Phillips and Hall will executive produce Dexter limited series with John Goldwyn, Sara Colleton, Bill Carraro and Scott Reynolds.