Dexter is coming back for a revival, Release Date and Plot


Today, we will discuss the crime drama TV series Dexter and its brand new upcoming reboot season release details. The series is an American crime drama TV series that first premiered on Showtime on 1st October 2006. The TV series has been adapted from the novel Darkly Dreaming Dexter which was launched in 2004 and was the first of the novel series written by Jeff Lindsay. The novel series was then adapted into a TV series by James Manor Jr.

The American TV series first started airing on Showtime in 2006 and then expanded into the CBS Network. It ran for a total of 8 seasons to date, with the last season finishing its telecast on 22nd September 2013. 

Right from its release, the TV show has become a favorite among viewers due to its chilling actions and dialogues and its dark, gritty, and thrilling storyline. Dexter always falls under everyone’s Top 10 list of the best and favorite TV shows.

Dexter – one of the best crime-thriller drama series in Hollywood.

The series revolves around a forensic technician who is specialized in analyzing bloodstain patterns in crime sites. He worked for the Miami Metro Police Department. But his job/profession was just a cover for his vigilante lifestyle as he became a serial killer and hunted down murderers and dangerous criminals who have slipped past the country’s justice system. The TV series has received 24 Emmy awards nominations for Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Lead Actor in Drama Series. It has also been nominated for 10 Globe Globe awards, where it won two and seven Screen Guild awards nominations.

Dexter: Reboot Season Release Date, Plot, and Cast

When awesome TV series like Breaking BadSherlockFRIENDS, and Game of Thrones ends, it leaves a hollow space of sadness inside the show’s fans and viewers. We procrastinate a lot after finishing such series as it feels tough to accept their ends. Well, my friend, you may have heard of the proverb, “Every good thing must come to an end.” And that is the case with all these titles.

Such is the case with another title named Dexter. The crime-thriller TV series kept its viewers at the edge of their seats with every episode and left the show’s fans in deep sorrow when it ended in 2013. But but but… hold up. Wait a minute!! 2020 has been an unpredictable year, and thus the rumors are true; DEXTER IS COMING BACK!!!


Yes, yes, you heard me right. The avenging angel of death has returned for what we are calling a “revival season.” On 14th October 2020, it was announced that Dexter’s principal character would be making a return to the TV screen for a limited reboot season comprising ten episodes. Michael C. Hall is back to portray the role of the cold-hearted murderous vigilante.

Regarding the revival of the character, co-president of Showtime Gary Levine said, “Dexter is such a special series, both for its millions of fans and Showtime, as this breakthrough show helped put our network on the map many years ago.” via an interview with Variety.

He also added, “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 [showrunners] Clyde Philips and Michael C Hall have found it, and we can’t wait to shoot it and show it to the world.”

Production of the reboot season will kickstart from 2021 with trailers and new episodes being aired on Showtime in the US by fall 2021. The full cast has not been revealed yet, but rumors claim Michael C Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, and Julie Benz are all set to return in the reboot series.