Considering the rollout showrunner/writer Clyde Phillips, series star/EP Michael C. Hall, and the rest of the folks behind Showtime's upcoming Dexter revival brought with them to last weekend's Comic-Con@Home, the expectations are pretty high for when Dexter: New Blood premieres on November 7. Well, the good news got a whole lot more "gooder" when writer, editor & EP Scott Reynolds shared some important production intel that's sure to make a lot of folks smile. First, Friday marks the 120th day of production- as well as its finale day. But not for Clancy Brown (The Shawshank Redemption, Carnivàle), who as you're about to see wrapped up his work on Thursday. Oh, and in case you're interested in winning something from the set that fans won't be able to get their hands on? Reynolds has you covered there, too.
Here's a look at Reynolds's tweet from Thursday night (image by director Sanford Bookstaver) of the team celebrating Brown on his final filming day- with Reynolds promising we're "gonna love what he brings to this season":
And here's a chance to win a rare bit of swag from the production, with Reynolds willing to give a lucky winner one of the hats he made for the cast & crew. All you have to do is go to the tweet below and comment, and then Reynolds will choose a person from the comments to walk away a winner:
Now here's a look at the sneak peek trailer that was released during this past weekend's Comic-Con@Home:
Clancy Brown (The Shawshank Redemption, Carnivàle), Julia Jones (The Mandalorian), Alano Miller (Sylvie's Love), Johnny Sequoyah (Believe), Jack Alcott (The Good Lord Bird), Michael Cyril Creighton (Game Night, Dash & Lily), David Magidoff (The Morning Show), Jamie Chung (Lovecraft Country), and Oscar Wahlberg (Manchester By the Sea) will be joining Hall for the series' return. Original series star Jennifer Carpenter will be returning to the role of Debra Morgan, while John Lithgow returns to his Emmy Award-winning role as Season 4's "Trinity Killer" Arthur Mitchell. Showrunner & writer Clyde Phillips, Hall, John Goldwyn, Sara Colleton, Bill Carraro, and Scott Reynolds executive produce. Marcos Siega executive produces as well as directs six episodes of the season.
Jones' Angela Bishop is the first Native American Chief of Police in her town in upstate New York, while Sequoyah's Audrey is Bishop's brash and opinionated teenage daughter. Miller's Logan is a sergeant for the Iron Lake Police Department and the assistant wrestling coach for the local high school, while Dexter has a "meaningful encounter" with Alcott's Randall. The four actors join Brown, who portrays Kurt Caldwell. Born and raised in the town of Iron Lake, he's realized the American dream by going from driving big rigs, just like his father did, to now owning several trucks and the local truck stop. Powerful, generous, loved by everyone – he's a true man of the people. If he's got your back, consider yourself blessed. But should you cross Kurt, or hurt anyone that he cares for… God help you.
Creighton's Fred Jr. is the congenial owner of Fred's Fish & Game, a shop he inherited from his father. He has grown up in Iron Lake and is a regular fixture around town that everybody knows and loves, whether it's line dancing at the local tavern or singing in the choir. He's married to Brian, the pastor of the town's small church. Magidoff's Teddy is the "new guy" who's only been a cop in Iron Lake for 2-1/2 weeks. Good-natured, quirky, hardworking, eager to please; and a little scared of his boss, Police Chief Bishop. Chung's Molly is a famous true-crime podcaster from Los Angeles while Wahlberg's Zach is the captain of the Iron Lake High School wrestling team. A bit of a bully but generally the go-to guy to have a good time, Zach is the gateway to the in-crowd- which includes the daughter of the chief of police.
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