The Blacklist spin-off has received a greenlight from NBC network and official name, “The Blacklist: Redemption”.
NBC has announced earlier this week two spinoffs for next season, The Blacklist: Redemption and Chicago Justice. Another NBC spinoff project, “Cruel Intentions”, is still in development and has not yet been officially confirmed by the network.
The new show, which will star Famke Janssen and Ryan Eggold as a leading character, will shift the focus from Raymond “Red” Reddington (played by James Spader) and Elizabeth Keen (played by Megan Boone) to Scottie Hargrave (Famke Janssen) and Tom Keen (Liz Boon’s fiancé).
The spinoff will feature Tom Keen and Susan Hargrave working together and developing a relationship similar to what Red and Liz had. Joining Janssen and Eggold in the new series are Edi Gathegi and Tawny Cypress, who will be reprising their roles in the new series.
The Blacklist: Redemption will focus around Susan “Scottie” Hargrave who serves as the chief of a covert mercenary organization called Grey Matters and Tom Keen (played by Ryan Eggold), who just discovered that Scottie is actually his biological mother and on a secret mission.
The Blacklist is not the only TV show in NBC that getting a spin-off treatment, NBC is also adding Chicago Justice to the popular Chicago franchise which has been a rating darling for the struggling NBC.
NBC is not only adding new shows to its lineup, it also making some cancellations, This week only, the network has axed two dramas and three comedians, which include Telenovela, Undateable and Crowded.
The Blacklist TV series has been one of the best TV shows since airing its first episode in 2013, and this has led to the renewal of the series for the fourth season. In the last few episodes, a lot of things have come up as the series creators have been busy working on a new spinoff series.
The Blacklist: Redemption spinoff was written by series creator Jon Broken amp and series executive director John Eisendrath, and was directed by Michael Dinner.
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