The CW announced that the upcoming seventh flavour of
would be it’south last. Creator Jason Rothenberg decided to end the evidence, joining CW series
amid CW shows ending on their own terms.
began with a group of young colonists returning to Earth after humanity evacuated the planet. They’ve survived in fighting, grounders, the return of the parents and another apocalypse in seven seasons.
Rothenberg and producer Kim Shumway were at the CW’southward party for the Boob tube Critics Clan. They spoke with Showbiz Cheat Canvass nigh the final flavor of
and how it almost ended in season five.
airs Tuesday nights at 9 p.m. on The CW.
The last ii seasons of ‘The 100’ have been a bonus
It may be distressing to say goodbye to
but be glad you’re getting seven seasons. Rothenberg nigh ended information technology before.
“I had an idea almost two years ago what would be a good ending,” Rothenberg said. “We wrote past it, merely we came up with another idea that I thought was definitive and at some point when you tell a serialized story that’s as clearly serialized as this, you just have to get out when you lot’re still telling good story.”
Where ‘The 100’ nearly concluded in season five
The stop of season 5 opened up the doors for season 6 when
had to evacuate Globe once again. That could have concluded in a much more definitive way.
“Well, bravado up the planet basically,” Rothenberg said. “Like going to some other planet was a practiced sort of audible that I retrieve reinvigorated the show, simply it could have concluded with the second apocalypse at some bespeak”
‘The 100’ most ended very tragically
Shumway would have given
a tragic ending had season 5 been the series finale.
“Nosotros phone call it a post-apocalyptic tragedy for a reason and tragedies only end one way,” Shumway said.
Rothenberg razzed her. “She would have anybody dice,” he said. “Kim has ever wanted to kill them all. We telephone call her Bloody Shumway. Shumway, Bloody Shumway.”
The ending of ‘The 100’ may not exist happy, but it will ascertain the bear witness
Now Rothenberg has a new plan for the series finale of
“The ending of the evidence is going to be ballsy and emotional and right in tone with what we’ve been doing all forth,” Rothenberg said. “Endings of any story are substantially what that story is about. Nosotros sat down this year to come up up with what exercise nosotros want to leave behind and what exercise we desire the show to say when we’re done? That’south about equally much every bit I’ll talk well-nigh information technology but we’ve been writing it as if it was that for a while. The network just told us on Friday.”
The season 6 finale of ‘The 100’ tees up the final seasons, like all season finales have
The season finale of season 6 ends in a cliffhanger, in typical
fashion. Viewers will go a glimpse of what flavour 7 will be almost and so.
“We finish on a major cliffhanger so it’s a good thing nosotros got renewed,” Shumway said. “But seriously, we endeavour to end every season starting the side by side season, giving a clue as to where we’re going. Then we did that this year too. So it volition definitely tell everyone where nosotros’re going although I call up people will be very surprised almost the direction this takes.”
The cast of ‘The 100’ was set to wrap upwardly
Eliza Taylor, Bob Morley, Lindsey Morgan, Richard Harmon, Marie Avgeropoulos and the balance of
ensemble is ready to say farewell. That doesn’t mean it will be easy.
“It’s bittersweet,” . Everybody got a lot out of the show. It’south a long run. They’re all champing at the bit to d other things and they will for sure. We’ll have another seven months to exist together and try to create the catastrophe the show deserves. Bloodshot is the word of the twenty-four hour period.
Who ends upward together at the finish of ‘The 100’ isn’t the betoken
followed the relationships of Clarke, Bellamy, Raven, Octavia and anybody every bit they came together and got torn autonomously. Shumway suggests the final season will cease with some terminal pairings, just that’s not actually what
“You know, we’ve never really oriented the prove as a show about romance,” Shumway said. “It’s got relationships of all kind but it’s never, for us, been virtually who’s going to end upward with who? And so people will end upwardly with who they end upwards with but that’southward never been our [focus]. Information technology’due south actually about what the message of the show is and where these characters land.”