Surprise! Dexter Morgan is Back!

Surprise! Dexter Morgan is Back!

America’s favorite serial killer just announced his return to Showtime and already fans cannot contain their excitement. In the series finale back in 2013, Dexter Morgan, a blood-splatter analyst by day and killer by night, faked his death and presumed the role of a lumberjack. Of course, fans thought that would be the end of Dexter Morgan after that faithful episode, but Showtime has decided to revisit the character and roll out ten new episodes for a pseudo ninth season. With the show’s announcement came the news that Michael C. Hall will also be reprising his role as Dexter Morgan …

Nonfiction Author Ben Mezrich Joins Showtime’s ‘Billions’

Nonfiction Author Ben Mezrich Joins Showtime’s ‘Billions’

      The television drama Billions, starring Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis, centers around a U.S. attorney who takes on a hedge fund manager in a series of legal battles. As the series nears production on its fifth season, the show has brought on a well-respected author into their writing team. Nonfiction writer Ben Mezrich has signed on to join the writer’s room of the Showtime series and will directly work with the showrunner as a consultant. Mezrich is best known for writing nonfiction books about ambitious people who either cheat the system to get ahead or create something …

Showtime Picks Up Lin-Manuel Miranda & Patrick Rothfuss’ ‘The Kingkiller Chronicle’ Series!

Showtime Picks Up Lin-Manuel Miranda & Patrick Rothfuss’ ‘The Kingkiller Chronicle’ Series!

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Lin-Manuel Miranda, the man who turned the U.S.’s founding fathers into rappers, may be providing the world its next Game of Thrones-level fantasy TV series. Patrick Rothfuss’ The Kingkiller Chronicles will be coming to Showtime and my fantasy-reading friends are pretty stoked.   Lionsgate is also planning a trilogy of Rothfuss’ novels, but the Showtime series will be a prequel. It takes place in the same universe and will tell an origin story set a generation before The Name of the Wind (the first novel).    Image Via The Hollywood Reporter   It might seem like a weird coupling, Miranda …