The cast of Showtime’s highest rated series Dexter is in the midst of shooting season 7, and season 8 appears to be its last. But in the TCA executive session for Showtime pres, Entertainment, David Nevins alluded to being open to Dexter continuing beyond an 8th season.

Addressing this, Michael C. Hall said that while he “would never say never,” there’s a sense the final ep of the 8th will be the show’s last. “It’s difficult….to imagine going beyond that…. I think the sense is that we’re moving towards a definitive end.”

Meanwhile, the most recent development, Dexter’s step-sister Deb discovering his serial killer secret, is “without a doubt the most fundamentally game changing a development as we’ve had since we started telling this story,” Hall said.

On whether actors approach producers Sara Colleton and Scott Buck to write material for them Colleton said that it’s happened over the years, “but it’s never the way we approach material.” Finding the right actor tends to begin two or three eps into the season. “Then we try to find the very best casting for the character.”

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