Paramount+ prepares a revival of Criminal minds (Criminal Minds) two years after the end of the original series. The new fiction will be a direct continuation of the successful CBS program, and will consist of 10 episodes in total. Joe Mantegna, AJ Cook, Kirsten Vangsness, Aisha Tyler, Adam Rodriguez Y Paget Brewster They will reprise their roles alongside new characters that will be revealed very soon.
Speculation about the project began in early 2021, but the streaming it was not given the green light until July of this year. The series will bring back this elite division of the FBI focused on criminal profiling and they face the worst threat in their history., “an UnSub who has used the pandemic to build a network of other serial killers. Now, as the world reopens, the network is back up and running and our team must hunt them down, one kill at a time.” Variety.
The development of the production will be in the hands of Erica Messer, who has worked as a regular contributor to the television franchise, and will be credited as showrunner, screenwriter and executive producer. Executive producing are Breen Frazier, Chris Barbour, Mark Gordon and Glenn Kershaw (also director).
“For 15 seasons, Criminal Minds It was at the forefront of drama with a cutting-edge script as it explored the psychology behind the crime in an exciting way,” said Nicole Clemens, President of Paramount+ Original Scripted Series. “The series never stopped evolving during its run, and we are beyond excited to bring it back to a new era with new stories for a new generation of viewers in Paramount+. Erica, the entire cast and the creative team are building a season full of new twists that we are sure will make the public vibrate, ”she added in her official statement.
One of the last long-running television series is back
Criminal Minds It was created by Jeff Davis and began broadcasting on the American signal CBS in 2005. Its transmission to the air was maintained for 15 seasons and 324 episodes, and despite being a long-running title, it continued to be the public’s favorite even at the gates of its end. According to the figures of his television house, it was one of his most watched programs in its history. In 2020, it came to an end after 15 years on the small screen.
Mandy Patinkin, Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler, Thomas Gibson, Lola Glaudini and others were part of the original cast. And such was its success that it led to two spin-offs: Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (2011) and Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016). Next in this universe will be the original revival of Paramount+ It does not yet have an official title or release date.