The lack of news on Netflix’s Iron Fist had many worried Marvel had decided to change its fourth Defender, even as brass insisted on launching Jessica Jones before declaring any official Iron Fist news. That day appears at last to have come, now that former Dexter showrunner Scott Buck has been hired to to run Marvel’s final Defender creatively.
Ever the haven of misguided rumors and nonsense tweets, the internet sent Dexter fans into a blood frenzy over the weekend with suggestions that the series might return as a Showtime revival, but consider this lumberjack’s tall tale officially debunked. Showtime may one day call Dexter out of retirement, but it is not this day.
Showtime’s Dexter has certainly chummed the waters now and again with talk of a potential revival, but given the current crop of TV series coming back for limited runs, could our worst fears be closer than we realize? Showtime might just want Dexter to start sharpening his knives.
Showtime surprised relatively few in getting in on the cord-cutting game with its own independent streaming service, aptly-enough titled “Showtime,” though now the (former) pay-cable network has taken things one step further to create a Hulu bundle.
TV has become increasingly on-demand, to the point even HBO caved on a cord-cutting solution, and now Showtime has followed suit. The premium cable network has announced a July launch for its new online streaming subscription, and one cheaper than HBO’s option at that.
Well hello there, TV super-fan! Did you know that Breaking Bad breakout Jesse Pinkman was almost killed off in Season 1? How about that Joss Whedon hated the original Buffy theme song, or Curb Your Enthusiasm served as a murder alibi? Can you imagine LOST starring Michael Keaton? Why yes, we do have more where that came from!
Showtime's 'Dexter' may have ended in a lumberjacked hurricane of absurdity, but the 'Masuka' spinoff will live on in spirit. C.S. Lee is the latest confirmed to join the cast of HBO's 'True Detective' season 2, but as whom, you ask?
FOX's forthcoming Batman prequel drama 'Gotham' came to Comic-Con 2014 with a relatively small showing beyond the world premiere of its pilot, but now the fabled city seems to be picking up steam. Famous for catching killers on 'Dexter,' David Zayas has switched sides of the law to become infamous DC mobster villain Sal Maroni when 'Gotham' officially debuts this fall.
The oft-debated end to Showtime's 'Dexter' effectively killed many fans' affection for the franchise, though some still hold out hope that the Bay Harbor Butcher's world would live on in the form of a spinoff. Well, Showtime says it's still possible, so long as series star Michael C. Hall is willing to return to the title role! What the what?!
All year we've heard about the monster ratings garnered by such buzzworthy series as 'The Walking Dead' and 'The Big Bang Theory,' but Nielsen boxes certainly aren't everything. Which of our favorite series rounded out TorrentFreak's annual list of the most-pirated programs of 2013? 'Game of Thrones' remains king, but find out what other shows made surprising advancements this year!