Season Six is the sixth season of The CW television series The 100. It will premiere on April 30, 2019 as part of The CW's midseason schedule lineup,[3] and will consist of 13 episodes.[1] The renewal was announced on May 7, 2018.[4] Filming began on August 27, 2018 and wrapped up on February 8, 2019.[5]

Synopsis Edit

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Cast and Characters Edit

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Starring Edit

Guest Starring Edit

Co-Starring Edit

Episodes Edit

Main article: Episode Guide

Body Count Edit

Main article: Body Count
Episode Body Count
"Sanctum" 1
"Red Sun Rising" 3+
"The Children of Gabriel" 7
"The Face Behind the Glass" TBD
"The Gospel of Josephine" TBD

Air Dates Edit

Country Channel Premiere Finale
United States WonderCon March 31, 2019
United States The CW April 30, 2019[3] TBA

Promotional Edit

Pictures Edit

Video Edit

Comic-Con Edit

The cast did not attend San Diego Comic-Con to promote the sixth season, unlike the previous five years. However, the episode "The Dark Year" was shown at a special WB comic-con screening event, six days ahead of its airdate.[26][27] Also, Bob Morley and Eliza Taylor attended Comic-Con for TV Guide Magazine's Fan Favorites.[28]

Videos from San Diego Comic-Con:

Jason Rothenberg, Eliza Taylor, and Bob Morley attended the New York Comic Con in New York City.

Videos from New York Comic Con:

Notes and Trivia Edit

Production Notes:

  • On May 7, 2018, The 100 was renewed for a sixth season.[4] The CW President, Mark Pedowitz, said that season 6 probably won't be the last.[29]
  • The writers started working on the season on May 21, 2018 and end on December 21, 2018.[30] [31] Filming began on August 27, 2018 and wrapped up on February 8, 2019.[32]
  • Aaron Ginsburg, Terri Hughes Burton, Justine Juel Gillmer, Julie Benson, Shawna Benson, Lauren Muir, Heidi Cole McAdams, and Drew Lindo will not be writing or producing this season.[citation needed]
  • Kim Shumway rejoined the writing team.[33]
  • Bob Morley will be directing the eleventh episode of the season,[34] which started filming on January 8, 2019,[35] then wrapped up on January 18, 2019.[36]
  • Ed Fraiman returned. He will be "Co-Executive Producer" and is directing the season premiere and season finale.
  • Episode 6x06 is directed by P.J. Pesce.[37]
  • April Mullen will direct an episode of season 6.[38]
  • Episode 6x09 is directed by stunt coordinator Marshall Virtue.[39]
  • Amanda Tapping will direct an episode of the season.[40]
  • Production was delayed for one week due to Bob Morley's knee surgery.[41]
  • Jason Rothenberg posted the Title Sequence for the season on his Twitter account on April 3, 2019. The new opening revealed that Shannon Kook is a series regular this season.[42] This is the latest into a season's production that a new series regular is announced, with four weeks remaining until the premiere.
    • This also makes this the first season to have fewer than ten series regulars, with only nine this time.

Plot and Character Notes:

  • The season will be a very, very different.[43] It will be about trying to be good guys, but there will still be "lots of conflict".[34]
    • Cast members at Unity Day 2019 said that this season is like a new "book".[44]
    • The cast think that nobody including themselves are ready for this season.[45]
  • The season will be pick up right where season 5 left off.[34] Everyone who survived season 5 finale will still be alive at the beginning of season 6.[43]
  • Jason Rothenberg stated there will be a new planet and aliens will be introduced.[46] Eliza Taylor said there will be a lot of foreign elements and "weird stuff going on" on the new planet.[34]
  • The first few episodes will be heavily focused on the main characters.[34] Rothenberg states that at first we will see the world from the perspective of our heroes but later begin to see it from the perspective of the inhabitants.[47]
  • Rothenberg said that we will learn more about Eligius III.[6]
  • Clarke Griffin and Bellamy Blake will be working together again this season.[34] They will have to decide who they would wake up from cryosleep and break the news.[43]
  • Rothenberg stated that "Eliza Taylor [who plays Clarke] is going to be challenged as an actress".[48] Taylor stated Clarke will change a lot this season,[34] and she wants Clarke to laugh this season.[49] According to Lola Flanery and Sachin Sahel, Clarke will blow us away this season.[50]
  • According to Bob Morley, it's going to take a lot for Bellamy and Octavia to get back to the place where they see each other as brother and sister.[51]
  • Jordan Green will be important and we will learn more about him in this season.[43]
  • Rothenberg stated that Christopher Larkin and Chelsey Reist will possibly return for flashbacks, because Monty Green might have left out some of videos that Clarke and Bellamy watched in the season 5 finale.[52]
  • Rothenberg hinted that Madi will be working to master the Flame.[34]
  • We will learn more about Echo's backstory and understanding where she came from.[34]
  • Chris Browning (Jake Griffin) will return.
  • The new planet's inhabitants won't meet our heroes right away, it will be take a while since our heroes will have to work out on their stuff.[34]
    • On September 21, 2018, it was announced that J.R. Bourne was cast as the new character named Russell, who will have a complicated relationship with Clarke.[53]
    • On November 9, 2018, it was announced that Greyston Holt was cast as the new character whose name has not yet been revealed.[10]
  • Due to Bob Morley's knee surgery, some of Bellamy's scenes at beginning of season 6 had to be changed to Bellamy sitting down. Stunt doubles were used for walking and running scenes.[41]
  • There will be more Jackson this season.[54]
  • Bellamy won't be getting a wardrobe change this season, but some other characters will have some major costume changes.[55]
  • Just like Season Three, Clarke is the only main character seen in Season 6 poster.

References Edit

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Start a Discussion Discussions about Season Six

  • Sanctum – episode 601 discussion

    4 messages
    • It was a pretty good start to the season. Shaw's death was actually a good thing in my opinion. I feel like his death will be a driving fo...
    • JCB95 wrote: Raven really annoyed me this episode, and her anger against Abby felt out of place. I completely forgot what Abby did to her. I f...
  • The Children of Gabriel – episode 603 discussion

    5 messages
    • The Sanctum people are creepy AF: they think of people as disposable and non-disposable, worship the "Primes", find peopel...
    • ^As in every season of The 100, there are really no "good" groups of people. All are just trying to survive, each with their own cust...