Criminal MindsIt’s making a comeback! Two years after the series ended on CBS, the crime procedural will return with a 16th season on Paramount+. The new season will include the FBI Behavioral Analysis Team investigating a single instance, unlike previous seasons. The new season could see some guest stars, as there were many during the original run.
Joe Mantegna and Kristen Vangsness will be featured in the new season. Adam Rodriguez, A.J. Cook, Aisha Tyle, and Paget Brawster are all back. Matthew Gray Gubler (Lead Star) and Daniel Henney (Season 16) are the only two stars not expected to return. Erica Messer, a longtime showrunner, will also be returning to supervise the new stories.
“For 15 seasons, Criminal Minds was at the forefront of cutting-edge scripted drama as it explored the psychology behind crime – thrillingly,” Paramount+ President Nicole Clemens . “The series never stopped evolving during its run, and we are beyond excited to bring it back into a new era with new stories for a new generation of viewers at Paramount+. Erica, the whole cast and creative team are building a season full of new twists that we are sure will electrify audiences.”
The original series aired more than 300 episodes on CBS. It was like many crime procedurals and attracted big stars, who enjoyed the chance to play unexpected roles. Here’s a list of some of the biggest stars. Criminal MindsThese are appearances that you might have forgotten.
Disney previously asked Mark Hamill if he would return to Luke Skywalker to complete the trilogy. Star WarsThe actor played a role that was very strong in the Dark Side sequel trilogy. In the 2013 episodes, John Curtis was played by him as the serial killer John Curtis “Brothers Hotchner”And “The Replicator.”Curtis used the FBI’s inside to torture agents. He even killed BAU Section Chief Erin Strauss, (Jayne Atkinson).
Ben Savage took a rest from his role as a star on the Boy Meets World sequel series Girl Meets WorldTo appear in the Criminal MindsEpisode “Nelson’s Sparrow.”He was the Young Jason Gideon character, which Mandy Patinkin played in the first three seasons. Patinkin was already long dead by this time. “Nelson’s Sparrow”Gideon was mentioned frequently on the show in 2015, after he left.
An actor can’t move from his comedic persona more than a role in a crime drama. Malcolm in the MiddleFrankie Muniz, star of the movie, took a shot at dram in Criminal MindsEpisode “True Night,”The series aired a year after the Fox sitcom’s end. Muniz was a graphic author who murdered several people after his fiancee died.
James Van Der Beek
Dawson’s CreekStar James Van Der Beek displayed his talents as Tobias Hankel, the disturbed killer in the 2007 episodes “The Big Game”And “Revelations.”Van Der Beek enjoys appearing in crime dramas. He also appears in Law & Order: Criminal Intent2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2012 In 2012, he also played a key role in the short-lived CSI Cyber.
Cameron Monaghan was long before Cameron Monaghan was a star as Jerome/Jeremiah Valeska. Gotham In Ian Gallagher’s role, ShamelessHe appeared on Criminal Minds. He was 13 years old when he appeared in the episode. “The Boogeyman”Jeffrey Charles. Monaghan appeared alongside Muniz, coincidentally. Malcolm in the MiddleIn 2004-2006
Aaron Paul was Jesse Pinkman before he got his breakthrough role. Breaking BadPaul appeared in the Criminal MindsEpisode “The Popular Kids.”In 2005’s episode, he was Michael Zizzo, a goth punk kid that the BAU named as a suspect in an inquiry into murders and kidnappings by Satanic worshippers. Paul appeared in BonesAnd Ghost Whisperer2006.
Luke Perry, the late Luke Perry was well-known for being a bad boy. Beverly Hills, 90210He played a completely different kind of bad boy in 2008’s episode. “Minimal Loss.” He starred as Benjamin Cyrus, a cult leader and statutory-rapist-turned-attempted-murderer. Perry did not reprise the role, but Cyrus was mentioned on the 300th episode.
2008 SeinfeldJason Alexander, star of Stardom, played Henry Grace the villain in “Masterpiece.”Grace was a narcissist, whose brother was a serial murderer caught by Rossi. He murdered seven people and kidnapped five more. He believed he was more powerful than anyone else and challenged the BAU in order to find his victims.
Bad Dourif is a great actor, having played many characters from Billy Bibbit to the inimitable Bad Dourif. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s nestDoc Cochran Deadwood. He stopped working in 2012 Criminal MindsYou can play a particularly evil killer in “The Lesson.”Adam Rain, his fictional character, transformed his victims into puppets. He murdered three people and kidnapped four more.
Jane Lynch played the role of Spencer’s mother Dana Reid. Dana Reid has been showing early signs of dementia. Jane Lynch was a regular character. She was last seen in eight episodes, the most recent 2017’s. “Red Light.”Lynch was last seen in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel NBC’s hosts Hollywood Game Night.