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‘Dexter’: The Forged, Launch Date & Extra — What We Know So Far About The Killer Revival


‘Dexter’ lives to kill once more. A ‘Dexter’ revival is within the works, giving followers a ninth season of the hit present. From the standing of filming to the storyline, HollywoodLife has the most recent updates concerning the ‘Dexter’ revival.

Sure, Dexter is returning for season 9. It’s occurring. The Dexter revival took followers without warning when it was introduced, but it surely was simply what everybody wanted to get enthusiastic about 2021. Your favourite serial killer will probably be again for the restricted sequence, and blood will probably be spilled as soon as once more.

The revival will probably be right here ahead of you assume. From filming information to a doable launch date to the storyline, there are a selection of issues we already know concerning the Dexter revival. HollywoodLife is breaking down all of the essential updates.


Michael C Hall
The ‘Dexter’ revival is anticipated to premiere in late 2021. (Showtime/Everett Assortment)

The information of a Dexter revival was introduced in Oct. 2020 by Gary Levine and Jana Winograde, Presidents of Leisure, Showtime Networks Inc. Dexter initially got here to an finish after 8 seasons in 2013. The brand new restricted sequence is ready to begin filming in early 2021.

Launch Date

If filming goes off and not using a hitch in early 2021, Showtime revealed that the revival has a tentative premiere date of fall 2021. Given the COVID-19 pandemic, delays to manufacturing are doable. Nevertheless, a number of exhibits have filmed in the course of the pandemic. The Dexter revival will encompass 10 episodes.


Michael C. Corridor, who performed the one and solely Dexter Morgan, will return for the restricted sequence. Extra stars have but to be introduced. Until it’s through flashback, don’t anticipate Jennifer Carpenter’s Deb to return. Deb tragically died within the ultimate season of Dexter.

Jennifer Carpenter
Jennifer Carpenter starred as Deb in the course of the present’s preliminary run. (Showtime/Everett Assortment)

Again in 2018, Michael instructed our sister web site Selection that he did not have “any immediate, definitive plans” to return to the character of Dexter Morgan. Over the 2 years since that interview, the showrunner and Michael discovered a narrative worthy of reviving the sequence.

“We’d solely revisit this distinctive character if we might discover a inventive take that was actually worthy of the sensible, unique sequence,” Gary, President of Leisure for Showtime Networks Inc., mentioned in a press release. “Properly, I’m joyful to report that Clyde Phillips and Michael C. Corridor have discovered it, and we are able to’t wait to shoot it and present it to the world!”


Dexter was presumed useless after his boat capsized throughout a hurricane within the sequence finale. Within the present’s surprising ultimate moments, Dexter was revealed to be alive and dwelling a solitary life as a lumberjack in Oregon. The sequence finale was very controversial, with followers unhappy with Dexter’s ending.

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The ‘Dexter’ sequence ultimate left followers up in arms. (Showtime/Everett Assortment)

The revival will happen 8 years after the Dexter finale, with the serial killer dwelling in a brand new place “we’ve by no means seen him earlier than,” government producer Clyde Phillips instructed TV Insider. Clyde additionally hinted at a whole lot of demise in season 9. “Dexter all the time has what we name ‘the darkish passenger’ dwelling inside him,” he continued. “He’s extra grounded than he’s ever been, however that darkish passenger is a voice he can’t deny. That is Dexter. Persons are going to die.”

Will There Be A Season 10? 

Nothing has been mentioned about extending the revival past one season. Since that is tv, something is feasible. Nevertheless, Clyde famous in his interview with TV Insider that the present is “shifting ahead to an ending that will probably be shocking however inevitable.” Sounds just like the 10-episode revival might have a very definitive ending.