The leads of Season 2 of The Blacklist are James Spader as Raymond "Red" Reddington and Megan Boone as FBI Special Agent Elizabeth Keen. Other members of the regular cast include Diego Klattenhoff as FBI Special Agent Donald Ressler, Ryan Eggold as Tom Keen and Harry Lennix as Harold Cooper.
Amir Arison as Aram Moljtabai and Mozhan Marno as Samar Navabi round out the regular cast.
Raymond "Red" Reddington is number 4 on the FBI's Most Wanted List. A former government agent, Reddington surrenders willingly to the FBI and offers information on a list of criminals he refers to as The Blacklist. Elizabeth Keen is an FBI profiler who was born in Moscow as Masha Rostova to the mythical Russian intelligence agent Katarina Rostova. Keen is the only individual Reddington is willing to work with.
Donald Ressler is a procedure-driven senior FBI agent who tracked Reddington for five years at great cost to his personal life. Now forced to work with Reddington, he begins the series wary of Agent Keen but comes to respect and admire her. Tom Keen is Elizabeth's husband. An elementary school teacher, he is later revealed to be a covert operative working for German intelligence agencies.