HollywoodLife has exclusive details about a “Dexter” prequel in development. According to a TV industry source, “Dexter producers are scrambling to capitalize on the latest buzz and excitement surrounding a Dexter return. due to the certain cast restrictions, some players may be eager to come back, while others may be committed to other projects, producers are coming up with creative ideas to satisfy fans using the characters that are available”.
“A Dexter prequel series is now in development, which may include a younger Dexter with more of a back story, as well as some spinoff series with other major characters. We saw through flashbacks that Dexter’s adoptive dad Harry Morgan saw hi’s son urge to kill early on and trained him under the “Code of Harry” to harness his homicidal ways to be a vigilante and only kill bad guys. There’s definitely plenty of stories to mined from that.”
Michael C. Hall will narrate the first ever unabridged recording of Stephen King’s Pet Sematary, according to EW. The audiobook version of the unabridged novel will be available on March 27.
“Pet Sematary” was originally published in 1983 to worldwide success, instantly landing at No. 1 on the New York Times best-seller list, before being adapted into the popular 1989 horror film of the same name. In the novel, a family moves to a small town in Maine and discovers a pet cemetery across the street, with a local resident claiming that animals buried nearby have been known to come back to life. Following a tragic accident in which a toddler dies, the father buries his son at this supernatural location in hopes of his little boy returning to the family.
“Readers have been asking for this audiobook for a very long time,” Stephen King said in a statement. “I know the listening experience will be worth the wait with Michael as narrator.”
“We’re thrilled to finally bring Pet Sematary to King’s audiobook fans,” Simon & Schuster Audio president and publisher Chris Lynch added. “Michael C. Hall is a perfect match for this timeless story, which has long deserved an unabridged production.”
Michael C. Hall isn’t ruling out Dexter’s return for Season 9, but he isn’t sure now is the time to revive the show. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Hall was asked if he’d had any thoughts on bringing back the cult serial killer show…
The “Dexter” actor disclosed that he isn’t ruling out a Dexter reboot. In fact, he believes it will happen at some point. However, he isn’t sure if now is the time for the show to come back, but he is “in talks” with Showtime for the right time to resurrect the show.” I don’t think it’s quite time. But it’s a conversation that continues at its own pace.”
Michael C. Hall is set to star in “Safe”, an eight-part drama for Netflix and Canal Plus, alongside Amanda Abbington, Deadline reports. The thriller from exec producer Harlan Coben is written by Shameless‘ Danny Brocklehurst.
“Dexter” alum plays Tom, a pediatric surgeon who is raising his two teenage daughters Jenny and Carrie in a picturesque gated community after the death of his wife. Everyone seems to be recovering and thriving, until one evening, Jenny sneaks out to a party. A murder and a disappearance ensue, bringing buried secrets to the surface. Hall is also one of the executive producers. Check out some of the behind-the-scenes photos below. More to come soon.