Charlotte Rampling, a veteran British actress, has been cast in a key role for “Dexter’s” eighth season, which is probably the final season for the hit Showtime drama. Rampling will play the recurring role of “a neuro-psychiatrist who specializes in working with young psychopaths and profiling criminals in unorthodox ways.” The role will have a significant impact on the Season 8 story.
Sean Patrick Flanery has also been tapped for a major recurring role on the upcoming eighth season of Showtime‘s hit serial killer drama Dexter. He will play Jacob Elroy, the ex-cop owner of a private investigation company in Miami.
Earlier this month, Showtime’s entertainment president David Nevins would not say whether Dexter‘s upcoming eighth season would be its last as had been widely expected before the veteran found creative rejuvenation and hit ratings highs in Season 7. “I think I will clarify before Dexter goes on the air for this next season (in June),” Nevins said. “There’s a clear end game in place.” It is unclear whether the Elroy character would be part of that end game.
“Dexter” returns early this year — Sunday, June 30 is when the show comes back. It is being used as a lead-in for new Showtime drama “Ray Donovan,” starring Liev Schreiber as a problem-solver to the rich and famous