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Patrick Dempsey Cast in ‘Dexter’ Prequel ‘Original Sin’

The highly anticipated Dexter prequel series, Original Sin, has made a major casting announcement with the addition of Patrick Dempsey to its star-studded lineup. Known for his role on Grey’s Anatomy, Dempsey will be a series regular on the Paramount+ Showtime production.

In Original Sin, Dempsey will be joining Christian Slater, who plays the character of Harry Morgan. Dempsey’s character, Aaron Spencer, is the captain of the Miami Metro Homicide and shares a long-standing relationship with Slater’s character. This dynamic addition to the cast is expected to bring a new layer of depth to the series.

Chris McCarthy, the Paramount Global co-CEO and president/CEO of Showtime & MTV Entertainment Studios, expressed excitement about Dempsey’s involvement, highlighting his international fame and iconic performances. McCarthy stated, “We are thrilled to have him join our all-star cast of Dexter: Original Sin, the highly anticipated origin story of the franchise.”

Set in 1991, Original Sin follows the journey of Dexter Morgan, played by Patrick Gibson, as he transforms into a vigilante serial killer following the teachings and moral code instilled by his father, Harry Morgan. The series, originally named Dexter: Origins, promises to delve into the dark and complex origins of the titular character.

The production has been steadily building its ensemble, recently finalizing the casting for other roles within the Miami Metro Homicide department. With the addition of Patrick Dempsey to the mix, fans can anticipate a gripping narrative filled with suspense and intrigue as the Dexter universe expands with Original Sin.

As the buzz continues to grow around the Dexter prequel series, fans of the franchise eagerly await the premiere of Original Sin to witness the captivating performances and unravel the mysteries surrounding Dexter Morgan’s early days as a vigilante killer. Stay tuned for more updates and behind-the-scenes insights as the production of Original Sin progresses.