It’s been revealed that the upcoming Dexter revival series on Showtime has now found its director in Marcos Siega. This news comes to us from The Hollywood Reporter, who also revealed that he’ll be directing six of the episodes in this ten-episode series.
It was revealed a few weeks back that Showtime had greenlit this Dexter revival series and would see the return of Michael C. Hall to play the character that made him a household name. The series is going to be ten episodes long and will see Clyde Phillips return as showrunner.
Michael C. Hall will also serve as executive producer on the show, along with Seiga, Phillips, John Goldwyn, Sara Colleton, Bill Carraro and Scott Reynolds. It sounds like Showtime is indeed very excited about the upcoming revival series. As am I.
The Dexter revival series now has a director… for six of its ten episodes…
Siega isn’t new to Dexter. He has directed nine episodes of the show before, so he will be feeling very much at home on the revival series. He’s worked a lot with showrunner Clyde Phillips in the past, and they’ll be looking forward to working together again.
Siega’s credits include directing The CW’s Batwoman pilot and HBO Max’s The Flight Attendant. Other credits include True Blood, Veronica Mars, Tyrant, Blindspot and The Following.
Phillips revealed during a recent interview on The Hollywood Reporter’s TV’s Top 5: “We basically do get to start from scratch… Ten years, or however many years, have passed by the time this will air, and the show will reflect that time passage. So far as the ending of the show, this will have no resemblance to how the original finale was. It’s a great opportunity to write a second finale.”
He then added: “We’re not undoing anything. We’re not going to betray the audience and say, ‘Whoops, that was all a dream.’ What happened in the first eight years, happened in the first eight years.”
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