The series starring James Spader and Megan Boone, which is currently airing in its eighth season, has been assured of continuity. NBC has renewed the drama for another batch of episodes.
The collaboration between Reddington (James Spader) and Liz (Megan Boone) continues. According to Variety, NBC has renewed The Blacklist for a ninth season, so the blacklist of murderers and terrorists will still have many more names. The drought of new content caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, together with the good reception of the premiere of the first two chapters of its eighth installment (about 7.5 million accumulated audience each), has been enough for which the chain lengthens the life of the drama for at least one more year.
After the precipitous end of the seventh season (due to the coronavirus), which the creators were forced to finish with The Kazanjian brothers, an original hybrid episode between animation and live-action, The Blacklist returned on November 14 with an eighth season ” darker and more dramatic than ever. ” In Spain, we were able to enjoy it on Movistar + in its original version just one day after its premiere in the United States, and since November 22 in dual. But, after broadcasting only 2 chapters, the fiction went on Christmas holidays until last January 23, when it resumed the broadcast with the premiere of the third episode, the first of many that will be released every Saturday.
Season 8 Synopsis
In the eighth installment of the adrenaline-pumping series starring James Spader, winner of three Emmy Awards, and established as one of the best action thrillers on free-to-air television in the US, Liz (Megan Boone) has decided to place her loyalty in his mother, Katarina Rostova (Laila Robins), and ally with her to face the threat posed by the Townsend directive.
The only one who could stop this operation is, of course, Raymond Reddington (James Spader), who must face certain health problems aggravated by this new betrayal. Has Liz chosen her wedding rings correctly?
‘The Blacklist’ is created by Jon Bokenkamp (The Call, Seducing a Stranger) and produced by John Eisendrath (Alias) and John Davis (Predator, Me, Robot, Chronicle).
The series stars James Spader (Boston Legal, The Lawyer), Megan Boone (Los Angeles: Criminal District, Step Up Revolution), Diego Klattenhoff (Homeland), Laila Robins (The Boys, Mr. Mercedes), and Laura Sohn (Instinct ) in the role of agent Alina Park, who replaces agent Samar Navabi (Mozhan Marnò) after leaving the team in season six.