The Showrunner of ‘Dexter’ Reveals Why He Moved From Oregon to New York
He’d left Miami by the end of Dexter, the hit Showtime series about a lab tech who doubles as a serial killer, and traveled across the country to settle in Oregon. However, he seems to have relocated.
Dexter Morgan will be found in the fictitious small town of Iron Lake, New York in the forthcoming revival season. But how did he end up there in the first place? Though the exact reasons will not be revealed until the revival airs, showrunner Clyde Phillips hinted at the explanation in an interview.
Dexter is attempting to avoid his dreaded ‘dark passenger.’
Dexter may have believed that running away would put an end to his killing, but it’s more complicated than he realized. In a previous interview with TV Insider, Phillips said, “Dexter still has what we call ‘the dark passenger’ living inside him.” “He’s as grounded as he’s ever been, but the dark passenger’s voice is one he can’t ignore.”
Moving to an even more remote location, such as Iron Lake, could be a temporary solution. According to Phillips, Iron Lake is “a spot where there’s less temptation, so he can try to be upstand,” as he explained on The Adam Ferrara Podcast. People who deserve to die, however, cross his path once more. He has to do something about it.”
Fans of ‘Dexter’ have noticed something strange in the background of the Season 9 teaser.
In the revival, Dexter will face at least one foe.
Clancy Brown’s Kurt Caldwell, the “unofficial mayor” of Iron Lake, is said to be the villain in the Dexter revival, according to TVLine.
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