The truth of the matter is out there…but as NBC’s The Blacklist enters its sixth period of insider secrets, lies and misdirection, “it truly is messier than we once thought,” claims star Megan Boone, laughing.
See, Raymond “Pink” Reddington (James Spader) — the international prison and informant who provides names of villains acknowledged as Blacklisters to FBI particular agent Elizabeth Eager (Boone) — is just not Reddington soon after all. The actual a single is lifeless, which also means this person is not her father, as he is claimed.
When the two-section premiere opens (the 2nd hour airs Friday at 9/8c), only Liz and her intended sister, Jennifer Reddington (Fiona Dourif), know the depths of Red’s deception. Liz won’t want to share the new details with her colleagues at the bureau due to the fact, the actress says, the imposter “looks to have this innate capacity to know almost everything which is taking place close to him.”
The two females make a pact to uncover his real identification, whatever it usually takes. And for disillusioned Liz, “the line in between what is actually right and what is incorrect has become blurred,” Boone notes. “She now thinks what’s morally correct can at times be sacrificed for the higher good. Her implies to execute justice have surely gotten darker and rather a lot more determined.”
The season’s 1st Blacklister suits snugly into the concept of falsity. He is a surgeon notorious for significantly altering the looks of prison elites (in this case, a dangerous killer for retain the services of), raising the issue — did Crimson avail himself of the doctor’s products and services?
The next episode delivers a shocker: An NYPD beat cop arrests Pink! And as Liz proceeds to operate with him powering bars, she can’t totally lose her passion for the brainy rogue who has constantly tried using to safeguard her. “She is aware of he does a good deal of fantastic in the earth,” Boone says. “She won’t want to get in the way of that.”
The Blacklist, Period Premiere, Thursday, January 3, 10/9c, NBC