In other Blacklist news, Nathan Lane will be joining the show’s 100th episode, which recently began production and will air in January. Lane will play the episode’s blacklister, Abraham Stern, who manipulates the desperate into committing illegal and immoral acts in pursuit of his ultimate goal: claiming a fortune that he believes is his birthright.
“Nathan Lane is someone we've wanted to have on the The Blacklist for a very long time, so when we started crafting our 100th episode we decided to try and do something special and write a part specifically with Nathan in mind,” said executive producer Jon Bokenkamp in a statement. “Imagine our excitement when he said yes! We couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome him to the Blacklist family of criminals, weirdos and nut-jobs. I promise, watching Nathan Lane and James Spader together on screen is going to be an absolute blast.”
The Blacklist fall finale airs Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET/PT on NBC