Showtime’s Dexter revival has the first teaser for the upcoming 10-episode season featuring Michael C. Hall’s legendary killer. The teaser makes mention of the original series finale, reminding us that the revival takes place in the same continuity, roughly ten years after the ending.
In the teaser, a camera softly zooms in on an ax stuck into a recently-chopped down tree trunk in the middle of a snowy forest where a fire pit burns in the background. The ominous music builds up our anticipation for this ax to be used for bloody purposes, whereas Hall’s voiceover confirms our favorite killer is back. While we have our attention focused on the ax, Hall says: “There really is nothing like getting back to nature. My nature.”
Dexter originally ran for eight seasons, from 2006 to 2013. Meanwhile, the revival will be a closed-ended story and doesn’t intend to be followed by new seasons. This will be the opportunity to give the series a new ending after Season 8 left a lot of fans dissatisfied. Clyde Phillips, who was the series showrunner for the four first seasons, will be back to oversee the story. Phillips, Hall and Marcos Siega are confirmed to produce the show, with Siega also six of the ten episodes.
The Dexter revival will be released this fall on Showtime. You can watch the first teaser below: