A New Dexter Show Is Coming

The “Dexter” prequel series is now titled “Dexter: Original Sin” and will star Patrick Gibson as Dexter, Christian Slater as his adopted father Harry and Molly Brown as his sister Debra.

The show will be set in 1991, 15 years before the events of “Dexter.” It will have 10 episodes.

It follows Dexter as he transitions from student to avenging serial killer. When his bloodthirsty urges can’t be ignored any longer, Dexter must learn to channel his inner darkness. With the guidance of his father he adopts a Code designed to help him find and kill people who deserve to be eliminated from society without getting on law enforcements’ radar. This is tough for young Dexter as he begins a forensics internship at the Miami Metro Police Department

If you haven’t watched the original Dexter – here are some reasons to add it to your list and get excited for the prequel!

The show’s average viewership per episode ranged from 1.2 million to 2.5 million during its run. Its peak season, Season 4, averaged 2.5 million viewers per episode.

The show had an average rating of 8.6/10 on IMDB and a 92% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

Dexter spawned various merchandise, including video games, novels, and comic books. The show also inspired a spin-off series, Dexter: New Blood, which premiered in 2021.

The show’s success helped pave the way for other complex, dark, and serialized TV shows like Breaking Bad, Narcos, and True Detective.

It is often cited as one of the greatest TV shows of all time, with many critics and fans regarding it as a game-changer in the television industry

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