Bourne will play Russell, described as “a charismatic leader, a visionary and pioneer who will face the difficult moral choices emblematic of the hard-hitting show.” Russell rules over a peaceful society and will develop a “complicated relationship” with Clarke (Eliza Taylor).
The character will appear in a multi-episode arc in the show’s upcoming sixth season.Bourne played the fan-favorite Tok’ra Martouf in a recurring role on SG-1, appearing in six episodes before his character was killed off. Martouf made a return appearance — from a parallel universe — in Season Nine’s “Ripple Effect.”
Bourne is also well-known to Teen Wolf fans as Chris Argent. He has also had a recurring role on USA’s dreamscape series Falling Water.
Filming on Season Six of The 100 is now underway. The show is expected to start airing in early 2019.