The Blacklist Season 8 Spoilers: Release Date, Cast, Details, & Everything You Need To Know!
The Blacklist Season 8 will return to television soon. The crime thriller series follows Raymond “Red” Reddington (James Spader), a former U.S. Navy officer turned high-profile criminal, who surrenders himself to the FBI after escaping for several decades. NBC has ordered an eighth season of The Blacklist. It’s the second consecutive year that the veteran drama received an early renewal.
The Blacklist Season 8 Release Date
The show is expected to finish in May, and filming was expected to resume. But production is currently halted due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Season 8 may not air until January or October 2021, according to Moscoop.
The entire cast will return for Season 8. James Spader and Megan Boone have renegotiated contracts with Sony Pictures Television. Diego Klattenoff who plays Donald Ressler, a special agent with the FBI, will also return to the series. Harold Coope will also reprise his role as Harry Lennix.
It’s unclear to know what will happen in Season 8 since Season 7 is still airing. What makes this season different is that it is focused on family. The rumor that Red is the real Raymond Reddington’s twin brother is still alive was the focus of the most recent episode of The Blacklist. Viewers will have to stay tuned to see if Red’s cover will be blown.
What Will Happen in Season 8?
There’s also the issue of Brian Dennehy’s Dom. Dom is the person who first told Liz the tale of Ilya Koslov assuming the identity of Raymond Reddington. On The Blacklist Season 7, viewers learned that the story was not the real story. Now that Red knows that Liz knows the truth, will viewers find out if Dom knows too?
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Since Brian Dennehy passed away on Thursday, the Blacklist team confirmed Dennehy’s Dom will appear with the help of previously unused footage, according to Cinema Blend. It’s also possible that some of these stories will play out in Season 8. The Blacklist creative team is working on making more stories for viewers to enjoy.
Chris Parnell of Sony Pictures revealed, “The Blacklist has been informing creative and exciting stories. It is on the account of this cast, crew, and our writing team, headed by Jon Bokenkamp and John Eisendrath.”
The Blacklist airs Fridays at 8 p.m. ET on NBC as part of this spring’s fresh content.