As former TV hits such as “Roseanne”, “Gilmore Girls”, “Full House” and Global‘s “Will & Grace” gain a second life thanks to television’s current revival frenzy, TV’s most beloved serial killer could be making a return to the small screen.
In an interview with Variety to promote his new Netflix series “Safe”, star Michael C. Hall says he’d be open to revisiting his most famous role in a “Dexter” revival.
Based on Jeff Lindsay’s crime novels, “Dexter” followed a sociopathic serial murderer whose adoptive father — a police detective — taught him to channel his dark urges by killing only murderous criminals.
Speaking about his involvement in a possible “Dexter” reboot, Hall, 47, says it’s something worth thinking about.
“It’s a possibility given how the show ended that we could revisit ‘Dexter’. I have just yet to, for my part, imagine or hear someone else’s idea that makes it feel worth doing,” he says. “But never say never.”
After playing homicidal hero Dexter Morgan from 2006 until 2013 in the Showtime hit, Hall understands he’ll always be associated with the character, but admits it’s been refreshing to play non-serial killers in the years since.
“I realize ‘Dexter’ will be in the first paragraph of my obituary if one is written, maybe the first sentence, but that’s fine,” he explains. “Having a chance to play someone who is more or less a normal person… to whom crazy things are happening, as opposed to a person within whom crazy things are happening, is a nice change of pace.”