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'The 100' Creator Opens Up About Getting To End The Show On Their Terms

'The 100' Creator Opens Up About Getting To End The Show On Their Terms

Jason Rothenberg, the creator of The 100, is dishing some info on the final season of the show!

In a new interview, he opens up about getting to end the show on their own terms, and how it will be their own version of a happy ending.

“I definitely can safely say that we’re trying to say something more with season 7,” Jason told EW. “The ending of a story always is the point of the story, the moral of the story. We have yet to reveal the moral of the story, but it will be revealed in season 7. And it won’t be ‘People are horrible, we all suck, we’re willing to kill everyone and everything and do anything to survive.’ There’s a higher purpose.”

“A happy ending? I’d say that’s probably, well… it’ll be our version of a happy ending, how about that?” he added.

“There were a few seasons in the middle of the run where we didn’t know [the plan for the show],” Jason continued. “We legitimately were on the bubble and were always trying to engineer something that could possibly be a series ender and a season ender, you know? I have for a while known thematically and like you say, in a general way, what I want the ending to be. I knew what I wanted it to feel like, I knew what I wanted it to say. But it was about getting some assurances from the network that I could actually tell the story when I wanted to.”

“To their great benefit since they are putting the quality of the show ahead of making more episodes and making more money, shockingly, it’s a decision that really should be applauded for both the studio and especially Mark Pedowitz and the network side, we finally get to do it,” he said. “It’s much easier knowing. We rolled the dice this year that we were going to get to do it, and fortunately in their wisdom and generosity, they’re letting us do it. Had they said no and wanted a season 8, I was going to be out of here anyway. Getting to end on our terms, it’s a rare thing, and I’m grateful for it for sure.”

In case you missed it, it was announced over the weekend that The 100 would be ending after the show’s seventh season next year.

'The 100' Will End After Season 7 on The CW

'The 100' Will End After Season 7 on The CW

The CW’s The 100 is saying goodbye after season seven.

Series creator Jason Rothenberg made the announcement on Twitter on Sunday (August 4).

“With #The100 Season 6 finale just days away, I have some bittersweet news to share: Season 7 will be our last,” he wrote. “We are eternally grateful to WB & CW for always allowing us to tell our story the way we want to & to wrap the show on our terms. What an incredible ride this has been!”

The 100’s seventh season was announced in April.

The series stars Eliza Taylor, Paige Turco, Bob Morley, Marie Avgeropoulos, Lindsey Morgan, Richard Harmon, Shannon Kook, JR Bourne, and Tasya Teles.

Arrow and Supernatural will also end during the 2019-2020 season, and Jane the Virgin and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend wrapped up this season.

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'The 100' Season 4 Spoilers: Octavia & Bellamy Have 'Work To Do On Their Relationship'

'The 100' Season 4 Spoilers: Octavia & Bellamy Have 'Work To Do On Their Relationship'

Are you getting excited for the fourth season of The 100!?

We’re still a month away, but some new scoop just came out about Octavia (Marie Avgeropoulos)’s character arc this season.

“Octavia’s story in Season 4 is amazing,” executive producer Jason Rothenberg told TVLine.com. “She’s got quite a journey ahead of her, and it gets darker before it gets lighter. She’s taking a detour into assassin land. She’ll do whatever she feels she needs to do to hide the pain from the loss of Lincoln (Ricky Whittle).”

He added, “Who is she? She’s not Skaikru. She’s not Trikru. Who is she now that Lincoln is gone, and that her brother (Bob Morley) – in her mind – is responsible for so many difficult choices? They have some work to do on their relationship. It’s too bad there aren’t any family therapists in this future.”

The 100 returns on Wednesday, February 1 @ 9PM on The CW.

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The 100 Showrunner Jason Rothenberg Responds To Ricky Whittle 'Bullying' Comments

The 100 Showrunner Jason Rothenberg Responds To Ricky Whittle 'Bullying' Comments

Showrunner Jason Rothenberg has released a statement after Ricky Whittle‘s bullying comments made headlines on the internet.

Ricky, who played Lincoln on The 100, has stated that Jason “bullied” him off the series.

“He [Jason] chose to belittle me and neglect my character and myself. I often had questions and emails were ignored and things like that. It was ridiculous. That’s one thing that I’ll never forgive him for: He made me walk away from something I really love,” Ricky stated in the interview.

Jason shared in a statement, “Ricky Whittle is a talented actor; I appreciate his work on The 100 and wish him all the best moving forward on American Gods.”

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How Will Clarke Handle Lexa's Death on 'The 100'? Eliza Taylor Speaks!

How Will Clarke Handle Lexa's Death on 'The 100'? Eliza Taylor Speaks!

Eliza Taylor stops to pose while stepping out for The 100 panel held during 2016 WonderCon at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Sunday (March 27) in Los Angeles.

The 26-year-old actress was joined by her co-stars Bob Morley, Lindsey Morgan, Devon Bostick, Christopher Larkin, and Richard Harmon, as well as creator Jason Rothenberg.

Eliza opened up about what we can expect from Clark’s reaction to Lexa’s (Alycia Debnam Carey) death.

“Clarke has always been very good at compartmentalizing, she’s always been very good at pushing forward even in the worst situations, but this one’s different, this is her love,” Eliza said (via Variety). “It’s gonna be really, really tricky for her, and I think it really changes her for good, but in true Clarke fashion, she will somehow get through it.”

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