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Dexter Revival: Michael C. Hall talks about return after ‘unsatisfying’ series finale

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Following the announcement that a revival of Dexter will head to Showtime in 2021, his star Michael C. Hall explained why he decided to return to the character after all these years and an “unsatisfying” series finale. The daily beast, Hall revealed that his return to Dexter has been in the works in different variations for quite some time, and that the reason it was the right time was because “the story that is being told is worth telling in a way that d ‘other proposals did not. ““Yeah. It’s a conversation that’s ongoing, and different possibilities have emerged over the years,” Hall said. “I think in this case the story that’s being told is worth telling in a way that other proposals haven’t, and I think enough time has passed to become intriguing in a way it wasn’t before. And let’s be real: people found the way this show left things pretty unsatisfying, and there was always a hope that a story would emerge that deserved to be. be told. I include myself in the group of people who have asked themselves, “What happened to this guy? So I’m glad to come back. I’ve never had that experience of playing a character in the world. ‘so many years. “

As to whether the criticisms of the finale were justified or not, Hall mentioned that he believed it was “justifiable for Dexter to do what he did.”

“A review that talks about someone’s experience is warranted. I certainly thought it was warranted for Dexter to do what he did. I think some of the reviews were on that, and some of the The reviews weren’t so much about the “what” as they were about the “how”, and those were valid too. We certainly live in an age where the bar is very high for surprise, satisfaction and satisfaction. simultaneous closures that should accompany a series finale. “

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The Daily Beast’s Marlow Stern then told Hall he thought it was a “bar he helped set up with Six Feet Under.”

“Talking about broad specters,” Hall replied. “I have tried the extremes of ‘extremely satisfactory’ and ‘extremely unsatisfactory’ television finals.”

For more on Dexter’s 10-episode rebirth, find out how the limited series will serve as the show’s “second finale” and how this awakening could redeem the disappointing ending.

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Adam Bankhurst is a news editor for IGN. You can follow him on Twitter @AdamBankhurst and on Tic.


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