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?!
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The shipwreck of 'Dexter''s final season has largely since been washed away by time and the vastly superior end to 'Breaking Bad,' but dedicated fans of the Showtime serial killer drama may still be scratching their heads about the character's finale fate. We may finally have an answer to the controversial closer, as a 'Dexter' producer claims Showtime execs refused to allow the ending series finale "Remember the Monsters" had built toward.
For better or worse (much, much worse), 'Dexter' has finally carved its last cheek with this past Sunday's series finale, "Remember the Monsters?," bringing the Showtime serial killer series to a close after eight long years, the latter of which many fans proclaim to have taken a rather steep nosedive. And while we've had our own issues with the current season, producers Sara Colleton and Scott Buck stepped up to answer lingering questions, defend Dexter's ultimate fate, and discuss the future of the troubled series.
Though 'Dexter''s final season has been laughable at times, our long national nightmare comes to a close this coming Sunday with the Showtime serial killer's final installment "Remember the Monsters." And while we're not altogether optimistic 'Dexter' will pull out of its tailspin before the end, two new series finale sneak peeks tease an emotional climax for one of our mortally wounded favorite characters.
With 'Dexter' nearing the end of its final season, talk is brewing about the possibilities of a spin-off. Current showrunner Scott Buck recently signed a development deal with Showtime, prompting talk that the network's hit series could be extended beyond the finale.
'Dexter' may be leaving us for good in the next few months, but you didn't think Showtime would let our favorite serial killer go without a massive Comic-Con 2013 panel blowout, did you? 'Dexter''s final season will headline the show this year by debuting on opening day, Thursday, Jul. 18, movin' on up to the 6,000-seat Hall H. So, who from the cast and what top-secret guests can we expect on the
Far away among all the murder, mayhem and Masuka that 'Dexter's most recent seasons have addressed, the most shocking of which has proven to be Debra's fleetingly incestuous feelings for her own adopted brother, compounded by the revelation of his true nature. With 'Dexter' season 8 set to premiere the final installments on June 30, will Showtime's serial killer serial return to the taboo relationship? And what other characters might resurface before the end?
For as eager as we remain to begin the new season of 'Dexter' on June 30, our hearts sink to remember that season 8 will kick off the final chapter for Showtime's beloved serial killer. Before we have to say goodbye, however, let's get the blood flowing with brand-new photos from the upcoming premiere, "A Beautiful Day"!
'Dexter's' eighth and final season will kick off June 30, beginning a final bloody chapter that could end with its titular character and supporting cast in any number of positions, either behind bars or underground. Deb in particular seems to have fallen the farthest after learning her brother's secret, but how far will things really go? And what could bring back Yvonne Strahovski's Hannah? Find out from Dexter himself, Michael C. Hall inside!