‘Dexter’ Finds Its New Villain: Colin Hanks

by | May 10, 2011 at 2:41 PM | Dexter, TV News

Colin Hanks (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Colin Hanks (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Colin Hanks has signed on to join the cast of “Dexter” as a full-time regular for Season 6 of the Showtime series.

Hanks will appear in all twelve episodes playing Travis, “a highly intelligent young expert on ancient artifacts who gets linked to a series of grisly murders in Miami,” according to a press release issued Tuesday. Although it appears as if the character of Travis will be right in Dexter Morgan’s crosshairs, producers have noted the upcoming season won’t focus on a single villain as the show has in previous years.

Watch the Brand New Teaser for “Dexter” Season 6 Here

Production on Season 6 begins in June. The Emmy-nominated drama returns to Showtime’s lineup this fall.

Hanks last appeared on television in Fox’s “The Good Guys” and in a recurring role on AMC’s “Mad Men.”

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