Michael C. Hall starred in 2006’s Dexter, a series about a very disturbed serial killer who tried to blend into society. The show originally lasted 8 seasons, with the finale being criticized for making no sense and providing no closure. The upcoming revival for the show titled Dexter: New Blood, is said to make people’s brains explode. It seems one of the original stars of the series is excited to reprise their role in the revival as well.
Many fans have also been wondering if any of the original cast will be reprising their roles for the upcoming season. Dexter actor James Remar previously stated that the original cast won’t be returning for the next season. However, that was contradicted by Jamie Chung, who stated that the cast from the original seasons will be making a return.
It was also previously reported that John Lithgow will be making his return to the series as the Trinity Killer and Jennifer Carpenter was also said to reprise her role as Debra Morgan. The series ended in Debra’s shocking death, which fans did not sit well with at all.
While speaking during Dexter‘s panel at the Television Critics Association press tour, Jennifer Carpenter stated that she loved the idea of coming back as Dexter’s dark passenger which is a term used to refer to the burden Dexter carries due to his childhood trauma.
I love the concept of the Dark Passenger and being invited into Dexter’s psyche. I feel like sometimes the Dark Passenger and the passenger is almost directly behind the wheel and it was an opportunity not to be an angel or devil on his shoulder, but to jerk the wheel to the left or right against his will. And to manipulate him, to navigate him, to abuse him, to save him. I felt like it was something entirely different than some sort of ghost entity.
Dexter: New Blood is set to release on November 7th of this year on Showtime. We will have to wait and see whether it will right the wrongs of season 8 or not as it is touted to be a proper finale for the series.
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