The Blacklist Season 8: The seventh season of The Blacklist has now concluded. And fans are asking about The Blacklist Season 8. The series is created by Jon Bokenamp. The Blacklist follows an infamous criminal who helps FBI tracking the international baddies. The Blacklist season 7 aired in October 2019 and concluded in May 2020.
Because of the COVID-19 outbreak, the production of the show halted for NBC production. NBC used Character animation to complete the seventh season as the shooting wasn’t complete. By the end of the seventh season, late Brian Dennehy’s character Dominic Wilkinson recovers after being shot by her daughter Katarina. In the meantime Red and Liz tracked Russian blacklisters- The Kazanjian brother. In their journey, they learn about loyalty. The Blacklist Season 8 was renewed in February 2020, when the seventh season was still in the run. Now that it is over, Here’s what could be coming up in The Blacklist Season 8
What Could Be Coming Up?
The Blacklist Season 8 will see Liz and Red becoming enemies like never before. Over the seasons, Raymond Reddington has taught Elizabeth Keen everything he knew about deceit, lies, and a moral code of conduct she should get to be a yoga teacher. Now in season 8, she will use all that knowledge against Raymond more openly than she has ever done before.
By the end of the seventh season, viewers got to see a full antiheroic turn. Elizabeth chose to turn ally with her mother- Katarina Rostava. Not just that, but she also decided to get against her father figure. The story does not end there. She also helpped Katarina stop the mysterious Townsend Directive, which is the death sentence for her. That is something Red can stop, but he wouldn’t do that. In the meantime, Red also is experiencing some mysterious health problems, and Liz going against him will only add up to the problems he is facing while choosing his successor.
Who Will Return For Season 8?
The show’s entire original cast will be coming back on the show for the eighth installment, although there will be a new face joining the cast. Laura Sohn, who played the recurring role as Task Force member Agent Alina is now a show regular. So, we will get to see more of her. Also, Park will replace Samar Navabi, who left the show in the sixth season of the show.
The Blacklist Season 8: Release Date
Over the years, it has been possible to predict the release schedule of the show. The new seasons usually release with the alignment of the traditional network schedule. So, before COVID-19 took over and paused everything, we could’ve said that The Blacklist Season 8 will release sometime around September 2020. But now, keeping in mind that productions have been delayed, it is very difficult to predict when the filming would commence. With the good heart, we hope that The Blacklist Season 8 will release either in late 2020 or early 2021, maybe? We will keep passing on the updates about the show as they come. So, you stay tuned with us to not miss any update.