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Season Seven is the seventh and final season[3] of The CW television series The 100. It will consist of 16 episodes.[1] The season premiered on May 20, 2020 and will conclude on September 23, 2020.[4] The renewal was announced on April 24, 2019, six days prior to the premiere of the previous season.[5] Filming began on August 26, 2019 and wrapped up on March 14, 2020.[6][7]

Synopsis Edit

The seventh and final season opens with our heroes picking up the pieces of the society they destroyed on Sanctum. Still reeling from her mother’s death, Clarke, perhaps more than anyone, feels the toll of years upon years of fighting and loss. The group soon finds that maintaining order among the competing factions is no easy feat, and one that has them questioning whether their commitment to doing better was worth the price. At the same time, our heroes must contend with new obstacles on a scale beyond any that they previously experienced as they unravel the mysteries of the Anomaly. What they encounter on this epic journey pushes them to their limits both physically and emotionally, challenging their long-held conceptions of family, love, and sacrifice. Ultimately, our heroes must answer for themselves what it means to truly live, and not just survive.[8]

Cast and Characters Edit

Main article: Character Appearances

Starring Edit

Guest Starring Edit

Co-Starring Edit

  • Dakota Daulby as Sheidheda
  • Karen Holness as Blythe Ann Workman
  • Dean Marshall as Jae Workman
  • Camden Filtness as James Crockett
  • Milli Wilkinson as The real Echo
  • Tom Stevens as Trey
  • Max Montesi as Lindo
  • Amber Taylor as Young Hope (age 6)
  • Nevis Unipan as Young Hope (age 10)
  • Elizabeth Truman as Baby Hope
  • Josh Blacker as Captain Meredith
  • Josh Collins as Otis
  • Cassandra Ebner as Klara
  • Britt Irvin as Alyssa
  • Darren Moore as Orlando (7x02)
  • Parmiss Sehat as Cora
  • Eanna O'Dowd as Tobin
  • Xavier De Guzman as Knight
  • Luc Roderique as Penn
  • Kamran Fulleylove as Dev
  • Miles Chalmers as Zev
  • Kyle Warren as Kirsch
  • Adam Lolacher as Jeremiah
  • Jason Bell as Scar
  • Dylan Kingwell as Luca
  • Patrick Keating as Groundskeeper
  • Sean Quan as Rex
  • Stephanie Izsak as Hayden
  • Yee Jee Tso as Cameron
  • Deni DeLory as Paula
  • Michael Benyaer as Zahir
  • Nicole Muñoz as Lucy
  • Christin Park as Eriko
  • Kathleen Duborg as August’s mom
  • Chris Robson as August’s dad
  • Theresa Wong as Eriko’s mom
  • C. Douglas Quan as Eriko’s dad
  • Alex Barima as Kwame
  • Julie Lynn Mortensen as Miss Haggerman
  • Mat Lo as Nurse Disciple
  • Vera Frederickson as Kim
  • Marcello Guedes as Sean
  • Wyatt Cameron as Guard
  • Shaw Madson as Unit Monitor
  • Phillip Keohavong as Disciple
  • Max Archibald as Lee (credited as Believer Boy)
  • Naiah Cummins as Lead Disciple
  • Janene Carleton as Disciple
  • Bernie Yao as Sanctum Apprentice
  • Tyler Burrows as Convict
  • Stephen Adekolu as Wonkru Guard
  • Jana Jalissa as True Believer
  • David Benedict Brown as Farmer
  • Chris Bradford as Luca's Father
  • Leah Hennessey as Luca's Mother
  • AJ Simmons as Female Cipher Tech
  • Alan Mak as Male Cipher Tech
  • Tina Grant as Stone Conductor
  • Heather Feeney as Night Nurse
  • Shawn Macdonald as Ragged Man
  • Otto Szabo as Person Watching
  • Kenya Jordan as Singer
  • Benjamin Kim as Drummer #1
  • Alexa Berard as Guitarist #2
  • Peter Robinson as Musician #3
  • Paul Kinman as Musician #4
  • Isla Sunar as Student #3
  • Grace Sunar as Student #4
  • Logan McInnes as Student #5

Episodes Edit

Main article: Episode Guide

The season will have 16 episodes.

Body Count Edit

Main article: Body Count
Episode Body Count
"From the Ashes" 5
"The Garden" 3
"False Gods" 7
"Hesperides" 18
"Welcome to Bardo" 8
"Nakara" 5
"The Queen's Gambit" 1
"Anaconda" 0 (present)
nearly 11 billion (flashback)
"The Flock" 33+
"A Little Sacrifice" 5+
"Etherea" TBD
"The Stranger" TBD
Total 81+

Promotional Edit

Pictures Edit

Video Edit

Comic-Con Edit

The cast did not have a panel at San Diego Comic-Con to promote the seventh season, though Eliza Taylor, Bob Morley, and Richard Harmon did attend.

Videos from San Diego Comic-Con:

Comic-Con@Home Edit

Due to the events of COVID-19, San Diego Comic Con changed considerably and was brought online. A number of cast members attended the live panel via video link:[9]

Pre-recorded messages:

Media from Comic-Con@Home:

Notes and Trivia Edit

Production Notes:

  • Jason Rothenberg and the writing team started writing on June 3, 2019[10] and finished on December 18, 2019.[11]
    • Erica Meredith joined the crew as a writer/producer.[12]
    • Sean Crouch joined the crew as writer/co-executive producer.[13]
    • Kim Shumway is an executive producer/writer.[14] Miranda Kwok and Jeff Vlaming are writing/producing as well.
    • Blythe Ann Johnson joined the team as staff writer, after being a writers' assistant for years.
    • On July 2, 2019, Kim confirmed that they already finished writing 2 episodes and were starting to write episode 3.[15]
    • Kim Shumway wrote episode 15.[16]
  • Charmaine DeGraté did not write for this season.[17]
  • Eliza Taylor and Bob Morley were set to direct episodes this season.[18]
    • Eliza later said that she wasn't able to direct her episode this season, due to suffering a miscarriage.[19] So Lindsey Morgan stepped up and directed the episode in Eliza's place.[20]
    • Apparently Bob also wasn't able to direct.[22]
  • Diana Valentine directed episode 4.
  • Tim Scanlan directed episode 2.
  • Dean White directed episode 3.
  • Jessica Harmon directed episode 15.[23]
  • Rothenberg will direct the final episode.[24]
  • This season is the third to have 16 episodes.[25] The first two were Season Two and Season Three.
    • The season finale will be the 100th and final episode of the series.[26][27]
  • Filming began on August 26, 2019[28] and wrapped up on March 14, 2020.[29][30]
    • Episode 7 started filming on October 28, 2019.[31]
    • Episode 15 wrapped up on February 20, 2020.[32][33]
    • The final episode started filming on March 4, 2020.[34]
  • As confirmed by Rothenberg, Season Seven will be the final season.[35][36][37]
    • Season Five was going to be the final, but never happened because there was another idea.[38]
  • Rothenberg states that the reason why he decided to end the show on Season 7 was it's time to get out while the getting's good and doesn't want to overstay their welcome, so they were asking The CW President to let the season to be the final.[39]
  • The episode "Anaconda" will serve as a backdoor pilot for a potential spin-off series set in the aftermath of the Nuclear Apocalypse, 97 years before the Pilot.[40][41]
  • With Shelby Flannery, Chuku Modu and JR Bourne are being promoted to series regular this season, this is the only season to have three main cast promotions.

Plot and Character Notes:

  • According to Rothenberg, the Anomaly will occupy a large part of the show in this season.[42]
  • Rothenberg confirmed that we will find out where Octavia Blake went and what happened to her.[43]
    • Rothenberg also states that we will know Octavia's fate pretty quickly in episode one.[44]
  • This season will pick up right after Season Six.[45]
  • Challenges in this season will be some people refused to accept the truth, some believe in the Primes and some believe in the Flame.[46]
  • One of themes of Season 7 is "time".[46]
    • Rothenberg reveals that there will not be time travel in our timeline; only the Anomaly, where the laws of physics may be broken.[45][47][48]
      • It was later revealed that, the Anomaly, which is a wormhole to other planets, can lead to a different time dilation of space travel.[49]
  • Clarke will be dealing the loss of her mother, her storyline will be like "I'm not going to lose anybody else that I care about".[48]
  • There will be new characters whose stories we will follow next season.[48]
  • We will see how Octavia and Hope Diyoza know each other.[45]
  • Rothenberg states that there will be lot of answers to existing questions in Season 7.[45]
  • Hope will be the big part of the story.[43]
    • On August 28, 2018 it was announced that her actress, Shelby Flannery, was promoted to series regular.[50]
  • Bellamy will be on a mission to find and save Octavia.[43]
  • Rothenberg states that the final season will be "our version of a happy ending".[51]
  • Picasso will appear again this season.[52]
  • Marie Avgeropoulos reveals that "Next season is completely different than all the others. The audience won't believe what's coming. There are new characters, new planets, new twists and turns."[54][55]
  • It was announced that Alaina Huffman and Chad Rook will appear as the two Eligius convicts: Alaina Huffman will play as Nikki, "one of the newly-awakened Eligius IV convicts, Nikki is a bank robber and spree-killer who is both unpredictable and fierce. She will take on an unexpected leadership role, advocating for her people..."[56] and Chad Rook will play as Hatch, "a charming Eligius convict who is determined to forge a better life for those he loves."[57]
  • On September 25, 2019, it was announced that Chuku Modu was promoted to series regular.[58]
  • Marie Avgeropoulos said Octavia will find her peace in this season and that there are more worlds and we will know more about the anomaly.[59][60]
    • Marie said that her favorite planet is "probably the one Octavia is on this year" and she can't wait for us to see it.[61] Marie also said the anomaly is a portal to other worlds.
  • The cast said at Unity Days 2020, that they don't even know how the series will end, but there is a lot of twists and turns.[62]
  • Most of characters are on good terms with Clarke, since she lost her mother.[63]
  • Lindsey Morgan claimed that by the end of the show, a lot of questions will be answered.[64]
  • Richard Harmon said that we may see Daniel's boyfriend, Zev, this season.[65]
  • Sheidheda will return.[66]
    • Jason Rothenberg said that Sheidheda is a big threat in Sanctum, but there's another much bigger threat that introduces this season.[67]
  • Jessica Harmon stated during a live-stream interview that Niylah will have more scenes and go on “bit of an adventure” this season.[68]
  • Lee Majdoub said that Emori’s storyline in this season will blow everyone away.[69]
  • Clarke and Emori will have more scenes together this season.[70]
  • Lindsey said the “best” will come to Raven this season.[71]
  • Richard described the season by one word, “unexpected”.[72]
  • Jason stated that Raven will experience a “bad choice”, that will haunt her and it will help her to understand what Clarke has been through.[73]
  • Jason said that we will see more scenes with the original characters.[74]
  • There will be familiar faces from the past seasons returning this season, Jason said it could be flashbacks, hallucinations or dreams but not bringing them back from the dead.[75]
  • JR Bourne appeared as Russell Lightbourne only in the season premiere "From the Ashes" where he was killed by Sheidheda who then took over his body, making it in fact Sheidheda who will be a main character and not Russell.
    • Jason Rothenberg confirmed that Russell will stay dead and will not return to battle Sheidheda for control of his body like what happened with Clarke and Josephine.[76]
  • Season 7 is the second season where none of the main cast appears in every episode, the first was Season Three.

See Also Edit

The 100 TV Series

The 100 • Seasons One, Two, Three, Four, Five, Six, SevenEpisode GuideTranscriptsRatings

Behind the ScenesCastCrewMusicTitle SequencePromo ImagesMerchandise

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Start a Discussion Discussions about Season Seven

  • Sheidheda, Lexa, Mind Drives, & The Flame

    6 messages
    • While not the same type of AI, it’s definitely an AI on some level. Given that it has to hold an entire mind of a human, there has to be s...
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  • Octavia Blake!

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    • Lincoln's horn has the same language as Octavias Anomaly tattoo so in a way your onto something but I doubt thay interact again, maybe...
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