Dexter: New Blood or Dexter Season 9 is one of the most popular shows on the Showtime network. The series revolves around a man called Dexter Morgan, who is a forensic analyst and cannot withstand criminals. Henceforth, he kills them. The show premiered on the broadcasting network for the very first time in 2006. Since then, the show has explored dark themes of morality, vengeance, crime, etc. Besides that, the series also has an Emmy award in its name. However, the show’s eighth season aired in 2008 and left the fans shocked and disappointed. Although the ending was quite obvious, fans were demanding more. Here’s what you can expect from the upcoming season of the popular series.
Is Dexter: New Blood Happening?
There were several rumors revolving around Dexter Season 9, officially titled “Dexter: New Blood”. When the series wrapped up its eighth season in 2013, fans could just not keep calm.
Although the series had a very conclusive ending, they were demanding more. However, it wasn’t until 2019 when we heard some news regarding Dexter Season 9. In July 2019, Gary Levine, co-President of Showtime contacted Dexter’s showrunner, Clyde Philips. Later on, in October 2020, Dexter was officially renewed for a ninth season with a new title.
We have some good news. Dexter: New Blood is all set to release on November 7, 2021, on Showtime at 9 PM ET. Moreover, the series is very limited and will comprise only 10 episodes. Besides that, you must note that Dexter Season 9 is not actually a continuation of the old series. It is a whole new series with a whole new plotline. The show will pick up events that happen 10 years later after season eight’s finale. However, the ninth season is medium between the series and its fans to provide them the conclusion they deserve. We are very excited to see what will happen in the upcoming season.
Michael C. Hall is reprising his role as the titular character in Dexter: New Blood. Besides him, Jennifer Carpenter will reappear as Debra Morgan. John Lithgow as Arthur Mitchell, Julia Jones as Angela Bishop, and Johnny Sequoyah as Audrey. Moreover, we also expect to see Clancy Brown as Kurt Caldwell and Jack Alcott as Harrison Morgan. Get ready to witness some new faces in season 9 as well.
Dexter: New Blood Expected Plot
As mentioned above, season 9 is going to have a whole new story. Dexter Morgan now lives in the new town of Iron Lake after faking his death. Moreover, he has changed his name to Jim Lindsay in Dexter: New Blood. He is living a very normal life and works at a local hunting store. Dexter is also dating the chief of police of his area, Angela. However, a series of incidents will lead him from where he began in the past.