The end is near for “Dexter,” as the landmark Showtime drama creeps toward the series finale airing later this summer after eight seasons.
But Showtime President of Entertainment David Nevins just dropped a juicy tease during his address to reporters at the Television Critics Association Press Tour Tuesday in Los Angeles.
A “Dexter” spinoff may very well be in the works!
“Dexter” executive producer Scott Buck just signed a new two-year deal with Showtime, and Nevins hinted that a spinoff may be one of the projects to be developed.
“We just signed an overall deal with Scott Buck today. Draw your own conclusions,” Nevins told reporters.
The Showtime exec clarified to reporters after the TCA session that nothing is “actively” in the works at the moment, but “all options are being explored.” Nevins also added that any potential “Dexter” spin-off/prequel/sequel projects would not be developed until after “Dexter” ends its run.
So while the showrunner’s focus right now is on wrapping up “Dexter” — and delivering a “satisfying” ending — it looks as if there may be some life left in this franchise after all. Fingers crossed, “Dexter” fans!