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VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Alchemist' Episode of NBC's THE BLACKLIST
On the next episode of NBC's THE BLACKLIST titled 'The Alchemist, Red (James Spader) informs the team that "The Alchemist" (guest star Ryan O'Nan) - a man who relies upon science to transform a person's DNA - has been contracted to protect a well-known mob informant and his wife. As the team goes undercover to catch him, Liz (Megan Boone) finds herself on the hunt for an unlikely couple.
Meanwhile Liz and Tom (Ryan Eggold) find themselves at another bump in their relationship and Ressler (DIEGO KLATTENHOFF) debates whether or not he should give his ex-girlfriend his blessing. Parminder Nagra & Harry Lennix also star.
The episode airs Monday, January 20th at 10/9c on NBC. Get a sneak peek below!
For decades, ex-government agent Raymond "Red" Reddington (James Spader, "The Office," "Boston Legal") has been one of the FBI's Most Wanted fugitives. Brokering shadowy deals for criminals across the globe, Red was known by many as "The Concierge of Crime." Now, he's mysteriously surrendered to the FBI with an explosive offer: He will help catch a long-thought-dead terrorist, Ranko Zamani, under the condition that he speaks only to Elizabeth "Liz" Keen (Megan Boone, "Law & Order: Los Angeles"), an FBI profiler fresh out of Quantico. For Liz, it's going to be one hell of a first day on the job. What follows is a twisting series of events as the race to stop a terrorist begins.
What are Red's true intentions? Why has he chosen Liz, a woman with whom he seemingly has no connection? Does Liz have secrets of her own? Zamani is only the first of many on a list that Red has compiled over the years: a "blacklist" of politicians, mobsters, spies and international terrorists. He will help catch them all… with the caveat that Liz continues to work as his partner. Red will teach Liz to think like a criminal and "see the bigger picture"… whether she wants to or not. Also starring are DIEGO KLATTENHOFF ("Homeland"), Harry Lennix ("Man of Steel") and Ryan Eggold ("90210").
Jon Bokenkamp ("The Call," "Taking Lives"), John Eisendrath ("Alias"), John Davis ("Predator," "I, Robot," "Chronicle") and John Fox serve as executive producers. The pilot was directed by Joe Carnahan ("The A-Team," "The Grey"). "The Blacklist" is a production of Sony Pictures Television and Davis Entertainment.
Please visit the official show site at http://www.nbc.com/the-blacklist/