The 100 teens don’t necessarily need adults to survive — they’ve proven that they can get through war just fine on their own — but for season 3 they’ll have one more on the Ark side.
EW has learned exclusively that Michael Beach, known for his role as T.O. Cross on Sons of Anarchy, will be joining the cast as an Arker named Pike in a recurring guest role. According to his character description, he will be a “tough and charismatic member of the Ark with a staunch moral code” — which we interpret to mean he’s yet to learn the “maybe there are no good guys” lesson from Abby Griffin (Paige Turco).
As we learned at Comic-Con, there will be a bit of a time-jump when season 3 returns. This gives just enough time for Clarke (Eliza Taylor), Raven (Lindsey Morgan), Octavia (Maria Avgeropoulos), Bellamy (Bob Morley), and the gang to have come to terms with what they did in the war, but probably not enough time to fully process it. Will Pike help or hurt them in their path toward making better decisions on earth? If past adult interactions are any indication, we predict he’ll be meddlesome to begin with and then slowly realize these kids are the ones actually running the world.
The 100 will return midseason on The CW.