Are you ready to dive into the world of complex, subversive antiheroes, financial moguls, and titans of industry? Get ready, because Showtime is bringing back some of its most beloved series with spinoffs of “Billions” and “Dexter.” As the premium cabler rebrands to Paramount+ With Showtime, viewers can look forward to new installments of these thrilling shows.
First up is “Dexter: Origins” (working title), a prequel to the original series. The series will follow a young Dexter Morgan (Michael C. Hall) as he graduates college and joins Miami Metro, where he meets younger versions of various “Dexter” characters. We’ll also get to see his family, including an alive Harry (James Remar) and a formidable teenage Deb (Jennifer Carpenter).
Showtime is also developing a follow-up to “Dexter: New Blood,” which will focus on Dexter’s son, Harrison (Jack Alcott). Spinoffs based on other “Dexter” characters such as the Trinity Killer (John Lithgow) are also in the works.
The “Billions” saga will be expanded with up to four series. “Billions: Miami” (working title) will be set in the world of private aviation, where the clientele believe the rules of society and government don’t apply to them. “Billions: London” will be set in the world of U.K. finance; “Millions” will feature diverse, 30-something, financial mogul wannabes in Manhattan; and “Trillions” will be based on fictional stories of the richest people in the world.
Showtime’s shift to Paramount+ With Showtime is a major shift for the brand, and these spinoffs are sure to be a hit with fans. So get ready to dive into the world of “Billions” and “Dexter” and experience the complex, thrilling stories they have to offer.