Why did Megan Boone leave The Blacklist? Is Liz Keen really dead?

The BlacklistWhy did Megan Boone leave The BlacklistMaybe you are watching the premiere and wondering that; or, are wondering if Liz is really dead.

In the end, we understand all of these questions and then some. Boone was a foundational part of the show, and we know that the writers and producers technically have brought Liz back from the dead before.

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Well, here is the bad news: Liz is gone. Pending some enormous shock reveal down the road, she was shot to death at the end of season 8. The entire premise of season 9 is set around her death two years ago, and undoing that could render a lot of the stories at hand pointless. Boone also formally exited the series over the summer, releasing the statement on Instagram that you can view below. Since that time, she has signed a production deal with studio Sony Pictures TV, which suggests that we will see future collaborations between her and the studio down the road.

Could we see a return from Megan in a flashback or a dream sequence? We can’t rule that out, but at the same time there are no plans at present. We could see her potentially back for a milestone episode or a series finale, but there is no evidence that the latter is happening anytime soon. There’s been no discussion that season 9 is the final season.

Boone is not the only person who left The Blacklist after season 8 — show creator Jon Bokenkamp also chose to say goodbye.

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Are you still sad that Megan Boone left The Blacklist at the end of season 8?

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