Howard is the founder of Halcyon Aegis, a private military contracting firm, who is described as a "visionary leader" whose personal moral code often conflicts with his business interests, according to Entertainment Weekly, which first reported the news.
The Blacklist: Redemption will follow Tom as he goes to work for a team of mercenaries led by his mother, Scottie Hargrave (Famke Janssen). Howard and Scottie have a "complex" relationship, and the deeply-wounded Howard will start to question everything he knows about his personal and professional relationships.
The Blacklist: Redemption premieres Thursday, Feb. 23 at 10/9c on NBC. The Blacklist returns from its winter hiatus on Thursday, Jan. 5 at 10/9c on NBC.