Yvonne Strahovski was back in San Diego today to participate in the Dexter panel and signing, in anticipation of her multi-episode arc during the Showtime series’ upcoming seventh season. ChuckTV.net was there when Yvonne took the stage in Ballroom 20 for the 6th year in a row.
Most of the questions were for stars Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter, of course. Last season left their characters in some uncharted waters, and fans were curious about what’s to come. We were shown the first two minutes of season 7, picking up where season 6 ended, and it’s very funny. But, it didn’t involve Yvonne.
Yvonne had very little to say about her character, Hanna. We already know that she has a mysterious past and that she helps Dexter solve a murder, but other than that, she refused to spill much at all. She did mention that she’d only filmed “a few days” so far, which leads us to believe that she doesn’t show up in the first couple of episodes, but we couldn’t get a confirmation on that. Man, that show keeps its intel tight!
The moderator asked executive producer Scott Buck what led him to seek Yvonne for the role (she’d mentioned earlier that he called her, they had a chat, and “it took about a second” for her to take the part). Scott replied, “She has a mysterious quality. She SEEMS like a nice girl, but you never know…” That had the audience – and Yvonne – laughing.
There were a lot of Chuck fans in the audience, including the guy sitting next to me who yelled “Yeah! Sarah Walker!” when Yvonne was introduced. I hope the fans check her out in Dexter this autumn. Dexter season 7 premieres September 30 on Showtime.
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