Exclusive video: The 100 cast and crew on the controversial death of Lexa, what comes next

The CW’s hit series The 100 is still reeling from the extremely controversial death of Lexa earlier this season, so we caught up with the cast and crew to talk about that story — and what comes next.

We interviewed showrunner Jason Rothenberg, star Eliza Taylor, and several others at WonderCon about the current season, which has largely been overshadowed by the dialog surrounding the death of the lesbian character Lexa, which many fans felt hewed far too close to the “Bury Your Gays” trope. For a show that built much of its reputation on appealing to the LGBT community, the way the death was handled struck a visceral nerve for many. 

As for the story around the death, Taylor talked about where they’ll be taking the narrative next, in regards to the AI storyline that still looms large. Co-star Lindsey Morgan also talked about the remainder of the season, which she feels is taking on a very “Game of Thrones meets The Matrix” vibe (which, admittedly, does sound awesome).

The 100 airs Thursday nights on The CW.

Check out the interviews below and let us know what you think:

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