Showtime announces release date – Watch Revival Trailer

At the end of Dexter‘s Comic-Con @ Home on Sunday, Showtime released the first trailer for the series’ upcoming revival (AKA season 9), which premieres Sunday, November 7 at.

It comes about a month after the premium cable was released first recordings from the 10-episode limited series, which finds Michael C. Hall’s titular vigilante living in fictional Upstate New York small town of Iron Lake under the assumed name Jimmy Lindsay.

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Dexter: New blood picks up almost a decade after widespread 2013 finals. Veteran character Clancy Brown (Carnival and Billions) will play the primary antagonist of revival Kurt Caldwell, the unofficial mayor of Iron Lake.

Cast also includes Goliath‘s Julia Jones (as Iron Lake’s first Native American police chief and – spoiler alarm! – Dex’s new romantic hug), Underground and Jane Jomfruen alum Alano Miller (as Iron Lake PD sergeant) and Lovecraft CountryJamie Chung (as a famous podcaster from a real crime from Los Angeles who finds himself trapped in the still dark central mystery).

As previously reported, Dexter veterinarian Jennifer Carpenter – whose Debra character was killed in the 2013 Swan Song – will make one cameo via a flashback or fantasy sequence. Corresponding John Lithgow is shown briefly though his Big Bad Trinity Killer (AKA Arthur Mitchell) was murdered by Dex in season 4.

During Sunday’s Comic-Con Q&A, Hall acknowledged that the poor reaction to the series’ finale paved the way for season 9, explaining: “The chance to visit it again and in the process redefine the sense of the show’s end and the sense of the show’s legacy was determined part of our motivation. ”

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