The 100 Season 7: What We Know So Far

[ Written on April 12 2020 by Sarah ]

The 100 Season 7 is nearly here, which means we’re coming up on the beginning of the end for this fantastical series. Season 6 delivered some serious twists including two major character deaths, literal body-snatchers, a dark Commander, and potentially even a bit of time travel. At this point it’s anyone’s guess how The 100 will wrap everything up in its final season!

Season 6 ended on a huge cliffhanger, even by The 100’s standards, with an adult version of Hope (Shelby Flannery) showing up to stab (and potentially kill) Octavia (Marie Avgeropoulos). Can you dissolve into green mist and still survive? To make things worse, we’re completely in the dark about Sheidheda’s whereabouts or how exactly our heroes will make peace with the Sanctum society.

Whatever the explanation for all these twists will be, we’ll have to wait until Season 7 premieres to get some answers. We’ve still got a bit of a wait before Season 7 hits our screens, but in the meantime, TV Guide has been on the lookout for spoilers and behind-the-scenes info about the show’s final run of episodes.

Here’s everything we know so far about The 100’s final season.

It will premiere in May. The CW has officially announced that the seventh and final season of The 100 will debut on Wednesday, May 20 at 8/7c. There’s no trailer out yet, but keep your eyes peeled in the weeks to come.

Season 7 will be the final season. Showrunner Jason Rothenberg announced the series would end after Season 7 on Twitter, and he later told TV Guide he had a specific ending in mind for the series. “I hope [fans will] be satisfied,” Rothenberg said. “I am satisfied. I think it’s a pretty powerful, emotional ending.”

There will be 16 episodes. For the last few seasons, The CW has pretty consistently ordered 13-episode seasons for The 100, but the final season will consist of 16 episodes. That will put the total number of episodes for the series at — get this — 100.

We will pick up directly after the Season 6 finale. Don’t worry, you won’t be left reeling from that finale only to be faced with a major time jump when The 100 returns. Rothenberg told TV Guide that we’ll pick up with Season 7 directly after the finale of Season 6, with Bellamy (Bob Morley) frantic to figure out what in the world has happened to his sister.

There will not be any time travel. Despite Hope coming out of the Anomaly as an adult when three days earlier she’d still been a fetus in Diyoza’s (Ivana Milicevic) belly, Rothenberg assured us that he doesn’t plan to use time travel to explain how that’s possible. He did, however, tell us that time was “acting funny,” and we can probably expect some answers about why in the Season 7 premiere.

Sheidheda is still a threat. Though the Flame was destroyed, Raven (Lindsey Morgan) wasn’t able to destroy Sheidheda like she thought. He somehow managed to upload himself somewhere, and he’ll still be lurking around when the show returns for Season 7. “I think it’s a safe bet that we’ll see him again,” Rothenberg told TV Guide. “Interestingly, we always kind of set up throughout a season what the next season’s story is going to be. We did that in two ways this season. The Anomaly being one and Sheidheda being the other.”

Lindsey Morgan will direct an episode. Like her co-stars Bob Morley and Henry Ian Cusick before her, The 100 star Lindsey Morgan will be stepping behind the camera to direct an episode of the series. More specifically, she’ll direct Episode 7 of the season!


The 100 6×02-04 Screencaps & 6×03 Stills

[ Written on June 04 2019 by Sarah ]


Huge thank you to FarFarAwaySite for the stills.

Also, I would like to point out that in 6×04 there was a scene where in post the editors decided to flip it, this made Raven’s brace appear on the wrong leg. I decided to flip the screencaps so that they were back to how the scene was originally filmed. I don’t typically make changes to photos or screencaps before I post them, but considering this created a huge continuity error, I decided to fix it.

The 100 – 6×01 Sanctum Screencaps

[ Written on May 02 2019 by Sarah ]


Lindsey on Raven’s Season 6 Journey & the Impact of Monty’s Words

[ Written on April 27 2019 by Sarah ]

The CW’s hit sci-fi show The 100 has a reputation for reinventing itself every season. The Season 5 finale was probably the ultimate reboot in TV history: the showrunners literally nuked the Earth, rendering it a dead world to our heroes. Undaunted, the crew boarded the spaceship Eligius IV and discovered a faraway planet to escape to but, bad news, it involved a 125-year time jump. No problem folks: just a little cryo-sleep and we’re all good.

Leaders Clarke and Bellamy were awakened first, and boy did they have a surprise: Jordan, a 20-something man they’d never met, told them of a very important message from his parents! Turns out Monty and Harper didn’t go into cryo, and evidently got busy during the long nights in space, bringing son Jordan into the world. His parents died after he too was put into suspended animation, but not before Monty found a planet to steer the Eligius IV toward, saving all aboard.

During a recent visit and roundtable discussion on set in Vancouver, Lindsey Morgan, who plays the mechanical genius and general all-around badass Raven Reyes, discusses the brave new world facing the intrepid crew of the Eligius IV.

QUESTION: So when you’re first being woken up, what are Raven’s thoughts of this new environment?
LINDSEY MORGAN: My first thought is, “Oh my God, this is the first time I’ve actually gotten more than four hours of sleep!” So that was amazing. First. Refreshed. But you know, we kind of jump into the original 100 fashion and jump into the debriefing of what’s going on in that moment and catching everyone up as far as what happened. And as you all know, in the finale with Monty and Harper passing, that’s kind of the main priority is Bellamy and Clarke finding a way to tell us that this terrible thing happened and also now a new planet. So, you know, as far as Raven being the brains of a lot of the operation and always kind of figuring out the intel of that, it’s how are we going to assess this new planet and assess what we need to do to survive. So we’re jumping right into it.

Does the cryo-sleep heal any of her injuries?
MORGAN: Wouldn’t that be nice? Wouldn’t that be like cool little sci-fi treat? I wouldn’t say it healed it, but it’s probably the most rest she’s ever gotten in 200 years. So it does help. It does help also being in space without the gravity that helps. So it’s helping just, you know, rest and recovery. But as far as completely healing, no.

We know that not everyone wakes up at the same time. What can you tell us about who maybe wakes up first, and who wakes up later?
MORGAN: Do you know what VIP stands for? Just kidding. I’m just kidding. Basically, all the really important awesome people are woken up first and all the non-ones are later. I think you know, again, a crisis is on hand as far as this new impending planet and this new kind of set of circumstances. And for the first time essentially there’s been peace on The 100 because we’ve been all asleep. So there’s been no war because everyone’s been sleeping and frozen. So I think when it comes to waking up people Clarke and Bellamy are also making those decisions as far as who will not start a war because it’s been so nice. It’s so peaceful, let’s not ruin it. So they kind of begin to think of who is essential to the predicament at hand, you know, instead of just opening up a party.

What was your reaction when you heard about the new world when you read it for the first time?
MORGAN: I loved it. This may be my favorite season. When we were being pitched it I remember I went to the writer’s room and then I came home. I’m living with Tasya and Jarod by the way. And I was the first one. I was just like, guys, I was like in the kitchen with them. I was like, this is the best season yet. And I was so kind of hyped up on it. It’s really creative and it’s really something we haven’t done yet, but it fits so well into the realm of The 100. It’s really cool. The realm of The 100, it’s pretty complicated. I don’t know. My mom never knows what’s going on.

Raven and Shaw had a really fun dynamic to watch evolve last year. What can you say about where those two are headed in Season 6?
MORGAN: You know, all full sail ahead. Things are good and things are going well. We’re in the honeymoon phase. You know, I really enjoyed that because it was really nice to see Raven be happy and to also find a kindred spirit and someone that could really understand her cause I think she felt very alone for so long and she found that in Shaw. So, you know, dude, she’s happy. It’s something we haven’t really seen. I really enjoy it. I love working in Jordan. He’s fantastic. We almost get along too well, so we’re always like cracking jokes when we have to be serious. It’s almost hard too, cause now we’re such good friends but I think he’s great.

Is there an era from the show’s past that you wish you have spent more time in?
MORGAN: I wish I got to go to Mount Weather. I never, I never did. I never saw it, never touched it, nothing. And I never went to Polis either, so as Raven. I wish I could’ve had spent some time in Polis and explored that and seen Mount Weather. I think that’s one of my favorite aspects of the show is that we really concentrate on world building and creating these new environments and then we blow them up! So, you can’t even like, I can’t even visit it like when I’m on set because they’re gone. So, I wish they stayed.

How do the different factions within the survivors on the ship sort of acclimate to each other? Because you have Spacekru and then you have Madi’s followers, the Wonkru and then you have the prisoners. How does that all sort of come together?
MORGAN: War! I’m just kidding. That’s why we didn’t wake up everyone. Yeah. No, just kidding. That’s another thing about The 100 is because we’re always building these worlds and have we all these different factions of people and cultures. We always are exploring the interaction between them. It parallels the real world in that we all come from such different places and different beliefs, but how we interact and how we grow as a society is something really fascinating or grow or digress, right? So I think that’s something we always are interested in exploring and making commentary on. And it’s no different this season. A lot of just differing beliefs.

How much does Monty’s “be the good guys” message influence decisions that they make this season?
MORGAN: I think everyone takes Monty’s last dying wish and sentiment differently. I think it impacts everyone differently. But I will say it has a resoundingly impact on us all because Monty was someone, he was very much core of the family. And for him to really sacrifice his life to ensure our future is something of such a noble gift and sacrifice. And also leaving Jordan to guide us too is something else. A very beautiful thing. So speaking personally for Raven, it impacts her greatly. And I think in Season 5 you saw a lot of Raven reacting to things. She was imprisoned for basically all of it, so she wasn’t as active in making decisions. So this season she’s a lot more active, and her story and the idea of what Monty says and the idea of just doing better and being better, she doesn’t give that up and she’s not letting anyone else succumb to something less than they should be. But you know, Raven’s always been a very moral character. And I would say one of the more moral characters on the show. So I mean, it’s difficult because all the experiences and what everyone’s been through. It’s changed them. And of course it’s changed Raven, but now she’s almost come a full 360 in her experience and belief and the need to do better now is even greater than before. So she really carries that to the truth in her heart.


The 100 6×01 – Sanctum Stills + Renewal News!

[ Written on April 27 2019 by Sarah ]

Clarke & Co. might want to get comfortable on their new planet, as The CW has renewed The 100 for a seventh season, TVLine has learned. The news comes just days ahead of Tuesday’s Season 6 premiere, airing at 9/8c.

The 100’s sixth season finds our heroes exploring a dangerous new planet, one whose inhabitants turn homicidal during solar eclipses. (What, you thought it was going to be all sunshine and rainbows? You must be new here.) Of course, showrunner Jason Rothenberg recently told TVLine that “nobody has any f–king clue where this season is going,” hinting that “the big mystery of the season — the real story — hasn’t even been touched upon.”

The 100 stars Eliza Taylor as Clarke Griffin, Bob Morley as Bellamy Blake, Marie Avgeropoulos as Octavia Blake, Henry Ian Cusick as Marcus Kane, Lindsey Morgan as Raven Reyes, Richard Harmon as John Murphy, Tasya Teles as Echo and Paige Turco as Dr. Abby Griffin.


A huge thank you to FarFarAwaySite for the stills!


Lindsey on Raven’s Season 6 Mantra & Why Shaw Is Raven’s ‘Silver Lining’

[ Written on March 29 2019 by Sarah ]

For several seasons of The 100, it seemed like Raven Reyes (Lindsey Morgan) getting tortured was as much of a constant as Clarke Griffin (Eliza Taylor) pulling levers. Raven suffered through losing the use of her leg, then she was possessed by ALIE, then she was subjected to her brain deteriorating, then she struggled with her semi-adoptive mother causing her injury to obtain painkillers (tearfully and apologetically, but nonetheless).

Though The 100 is always coming up with new ways to cause its characters pain, Raven — despite her brilliance and razor-sharp wit — seemed to traditionally get the worst of it, no matter what “it” was. Season 5 at least gave her a brief flicker of happiness, but could Season 6 allow Raven a little less suffering and a little more joy?

We chatted with Lindsey Morgan about Raven’s relationship with Miles Shaw (Jordan Bolger), what Raven thinks of Abby Griffin (Paige Turco) in the aftermath of that heartbreaking addiction storyline, and Raven’s mindset as she heads to a new planet for the second time.

I know you had been saying you hoped Raven would be happy. Was it nice to see that and be playing that, for parts of Season 5?
Lindsey Morgan: Yeah! Unfortunately we didn’t get to see too much of Spacekru, but the idea of it was nice. I think she found some happiness with Shaw. I think Shaw became a silver lining in the dark, dark gloomy world of The 100. So that was an unexpected joy, for her.

As for Raven and Shaw — how did you feel about Raven’s new romance?
It was an unexpected delight, essentially. Shaw’s very special to her because I don’t think Raven ever feels that understood, because she is so technically smart and so interested in science and mechanics. To find a kindred spirit who is involved the way she is, that’s special, to her. They can go toe-to-toe and connect through that.

But also, Shaw is a very good, moral person. He has a very good heart, and that’s very important to Raven. She respects him for that. And he happened to be there during one of her most difficult times, with her loss of Abby as a surrogate mother. He was there, and he saw her and knew her pain. Some people might say it happened fast, but I think when you find a twin flame in that sense, you’re bonded. You’re deeply connected without needing that much time.

You mentioned Abby — does Raven forgive her for what she did? How is Raven feeling about Abby going forward?
That was a hard one. That was a hard one because Abby conflicts Raven so deeply, with her values. Raven’s always going to protect the ones she loves, and Abby is dear to her. But Raven will not stand for poor behavior, and Abby broke her heart when she became addicted. Raven had lived through that with her mother. When Abby started acting like that, Raven had two choices: to either revert back to childhood, or to stand her ground and be the adult that she has built for herself — the strength and heart she has built for herself. She chose that.

She chose to not enable her, and essentially refused to participate in the behavior. In doing so, it pushed her away, and they were done. But it still weighs [on her], and that’s the problem when you love someone with that disease. She wrestles a lot with how she approaches her, what she’s going to do and you’re really going to see that happen in Season 6, the ramifications of that.

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