Janeane Garofalo

Janeane Garofalo, last seen helping out Jack Bauer on 24, is in talks to join the cast of CBS' Criminal Minds spin-off, a rep for the actress confirms.

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Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, the mid-season entry from executive producer Chris Mundy, stars Forest Whitaker as the team leader of an FBI behavioral analysis unit.

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Garofalo, 45, was attached to the pilot for a John Wells medical drama set up at CBS, but the network passed on picking up the project to series.

The news was first reported by Entertainment Weekly.