The crime thriller is one particular genre that viewers worldwide like to watch. Numerous shows have been made for this genre. One of the best crime thriller shows to ever premiere on television is The Blacklist.
About the show
The Blacklist is an American crime thriller television series that premiered on NBC in 2013. The series follows a former U.S. Navy officer turned criminal who surrenders himself to the police. The reasons for his surrender are mysterious as he eluded capture for decades. However, he reveals that he has a list of high profile and dangerous criminals in the world that the FBI is after. He is also willing to share the list with the FBI on the condition that he is having full immunity from prosecution for the crimes he has committed. He also insists on exclusively working with a rookie FBI profiler.
The Backlist has enjoyed a successful run of seven seasons and is gearing up for the release of the much-awaited eighth season. They have received positive reviews from critics and viewers worldwide. The show has also won numerous awards from various guilds and organizations. The show’s lead, James Spader, received many nominations for his performance in the series.
The show also has a reputation for filming at iconic and special locations in Washington, D.C., like the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, and the National Mall.
The writers and producers of the show revealed that the capture of Irish-American crime boss Whitey Bulger inspired the show’s premise. Bulger was also an FBI informant and had provided information on a rival crime family operating in Rhode Island in exchange for not arresting the members of his gang, the Winter Hill Gang.
On February 20, 2020, NBC renewed The Blacklist for the eighth season.
Who is returning for season eight?
Cast members returning for season eight include James Spader as Raymond “Red” Reddington, Megan Boone as Elizabeth “Liz” Keen, Diego Klattenhoff as Donald Ressler, Ryan Eggold as Tom Keen, Harry Lennix as Harold Cooper, Amir Arison as Aram Mojtabai, Hisham Tawfiq as Dembe Zuma and Laura Sohn as Alina Park.
What is the plot of season eight?
Season seven is short. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some episodes of season seven could not be aired. This left the show with many cliffhangers. Season eight will continue where season seven ended. Liz and Red have worked together so far, but now they will be the head to head and the worst of enemies. Liz will use everything she had learned from Red and use it against him. She will also try to stop the mysterious person who is trying to kill her mother.
Meanwhile, Red was experiencing some unexplained health problems. He was training Liz to be his successor, but with Liz now going against him, it is going to be a major challenge in his hands.
What is release date of season eight?
The Blacklist Season Eight is currently scheduling to release on November 13, 2020. There are chances that the show’s release date may be changed but so far there is no news about it.
Fans worldwide are eagerly waiting for the next season of The Blacklist. Season seven was great, but the eighth one will be better. The eighth season will definitely be a thrilling ride, and it will be interesting to see how the story progresses! Stay tuned for more updates!