Dexter: New Blood Season 2 Gets Update From Showtime Boss – full explained

Showtime boss David Nevins has revealed that the new season of Dexter will indeed be a soft reboot. He explained that the show will focus on a new serial killer and Dexter will have to face some personal demons from his past. The new season of Dexter is set to air in 2021 and will consist of 10 episodes.

What is Dexter: New Blood


Showtime boss David Nevins has provided an update on the upcoming Dexter: New Blood season.

The new season will see the return of Michael C. Hall as the titular character, as well as a number of other cast members. However, there will also be some new additions to the show, including Yvonne Strahovski and Ray Stevenson.

Speaking to Deadline, Nevins said that the new season would be “a little bit of a reset” for the show. He explained that the show would be exploring Dexter’s relationship with his sister Deb (Jennifer Carpenter) in more depth, as well as introducing a new love interest for him.

Nevins also teased thatDexter: New Blood would be “more serialized” than previous seasons, with a focus on “building to something over the course of the season”. He added that viewers can expect “a lot of twists and turns” in the new season.

Filming on Dexter: New Blood is set to begin later this year, with the season expected to air in early 2016.

What Happened in Season 1?

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Season 1 of Dexter followed the title character, a blood spatter analyst for the Miami police department by day and a serial killer who only kills other murderers by night, as he struggled to keep his two lives separate. His sister, Debra, was also a member of the police force, and she became suspicious of Dexter’s activities. The season ended with Dexter finally being caught by the police, but he was able to talk his way out of it and maintain his secret.

What to Expect in Season 2

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Showtime boss David Nevins has offered up a few new details about what fans can expect from the upcoming second season of Dexter: New Blood.

First and foremost amongst those details is the fact that this season will see Dexter (Michael C. Hall) finally come face to face with his long-lost sister, Debra (Jennifer Carpenter).

“It’s something we’ve been building to for a long time,” Nevins said of the long-awaited meeting. “It’s a really powerful story.”

While the siblings’ reunion is sure to be an emotional one, Nevins teased that it will also have a “twisted” element to it, as Debra is now a detective on the Miami Police force and is hot on Dexter’s trail.

“She doesn’t know it’s him, but she’s getting closer and closer,” Nevins said. “It adds a whole new layer of suspense to the show.”

In addition to Dexter’s showdown with Debra, Season 2 will also see him grappling with the death of his wife Rita (Julie Benz) and trying to rebuild his life as a single father.

“He’s in a very dark place when the season begins,” Nevins said of Dexter. “He’s struggling mightily with grief and guilt and self-loathing.”

However, as has always been the case with Dexter, just when things seem at their bleakest, he always manages to find a

How to Watch Dexter: New Blood

In order to watch Dexter: New Blood, you will need a few things. First, you will need a Showtime account. If you do not have one, you can sign up for a free trial here. Once you have an account, you will need to log in and click on the “Dexter” tab. From there, you will be able to watch the first two episodes of Dexter: New Blood for free.

If you want to catch up on Dexter: New Blood before it airs on Showtime, you can also purchase the season pass on iTunes or Amazon Instant Video. By doing so, you will have access to all 12 episodes of the season as they become available.

Who’s in the Cast of Dexter: New Blood?

The cast of “Dexter: New Blood” is led by Michael C. Hall as the title character. He is joined by Jennifer Carpenter as Debra Morgan, Desmond Harrington as Joey Quinn, and C.S. Lee as Vince Masuka.Guest stars set to appear in the new season include Julia Stiles, who will reprise her role as Lumen Pierce, a woman who becomes Dexter’s unlikely ally; Ray Stevenson, who will guest star as Isaak Sirko, a high-ranking member of the Ukrainian mob; and Katia Winter, who will guest star as Nadia, a stripper with a dark past who catches Dex’s eye.

Production and Filming

In Dexter: New Blood, the production and filming are currently underway. The cast and crew are working hard to bring the new season to life.

Showtime boss David Nevins recently spoke about the new season of Dexter, saying that it is “coming along great.” He also said that the new season will be “darker” than the previous one.

Nevins also revealed that Michael C. Hall (Dexter Morgan) is currently filming his final scenes for the show. Hall is set to direct two episodes of the new season.

The new season of Dexter is set to premiere in Fall 2020.

Release Date

The eighth and final season of Dexter will premiere on Sunday, June 30th at 9pm ET/PT.

Showtime president David Nevins made the announcement today at the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour, saying that the new season would be “a big piece of closure” for the long-running serial killer drama.

“It is Dexter as you’ve never seen him before,” Nevins said of the new season. “It really feels like a great final season. It is a big piece of closure…it feels like an important chapter in Dexter’s journey that needed to be told. I think it will satisfy fans in its own unique way.”

The 12-episode final season will find Dexter (Michael C. Hall) living under the radar in upstate New York, where he works as a lumberjack. But his peace is shattered when he is confronted with a series of gruesome murders that seem to be somehow connected to his past.

Dexter: New Blood Trailer

Showtime boss David Nevins has provided an update on Dexter: New Blood, the new season of the hit show that will see Michael C. Hall’s character teaming up with a female serial killer.

Speaking at the TCA press tour, Nevins said that work was still ongoing on the new season, which is set to air in the fall. “We’re just getting started,” he said. “The scripts are great. The cast is great.”

Nevins also revealed that the new season will feature Dex working with a female serial killer, played by Yvonne Strahovski. “It’s going to be a really interesting season,” he teased.

So far, no details have been released about the plot of Dexter: New Blood, but it is sure to be full of twists and turns as Dex tries to deal with his new partner. Whatever happens, it is sure to be must-see TV for fans of the show.


Showtime boss David Nevins has provided an update on the long-awaited new season of Dexter, revealing that the show is currently in the early stages of development.

Speaking at the Television Critics Association press tour, Nevins said that he had recently met with series creator James Manos Jr. to discuss the show’s return.

“I don’t want to give away too much, but it is definitely in active development,” Nevins said. “I can tell you that we’re both really excited about it.”

He continued: “I think it’s going to be a really thrilling and exciting season. We’re taking a little bit more time just to make sure that everything is as good as it can be. But yeah, I think it’s going to be great.”

While plot details are being kept under wraps for now, Nevins did reveal that the new season will pick up where the last one left off, with Dexter (Michael C. Hall) living in self-imposed exile in upstate New York.

“It definitely picks up from where we left off,” Nevins said. “It feels like Dexter has been gone for a while and we get into why he’s been gone and what he’s been doing.”

Nevins also confirmed that original cast members Jennifer Carpenter (who played Dexter’s sister Debra) and C.S. Lee (who played Vince Masuka) will not be returning for the new season.

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