J.J. fans rejoice! A.J. Cook has nabbed a two-year deal to return to Criminal Minds.
Cook, who left the CBS series in September after being dropped for "creative reasons," will appear in the Season 6 finale on May 18, Deadline reports. She'll rejoin the show full time in the fall.
A.J. Cook is in discussions to return to Criminal Minds next season as a regular, while longtime showrunner Edward Allen Bernero will depart the show, TVLine reports.
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Cook left Minds in September after she was dropped from the procedural over the summer for "creative reasons. She returned last month to reprise her role as agent and media liaison Jennifer "JJ" Jareau for Paget Brewster's final episode.
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Forest Whitaker fervently circles a grand dining-room table in a stately Pasadena home, swooping around to view the room's layout from different angles. While he's absorbing every detail, everybody else is focused on the fact that at the head of the table is an actress playing a corpse in a state of extreme decomposition.
Whitaker, who won an Oscar for The Last King of Scotland, stars as FBI special agent Sam Cooper in Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, the new spin-off of the wildly popular CBS series. While other actors simply want to hit their marks, he's seeking out thematic nuances and offering sharp, emotional performance variations during rehearsals — for a scene featuring a decomposing female corpse.
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Executive producer and showrunner Chris Mundy is leaving the Criminal Minds spin-off and will be replaced by Edward Allen Bernero, who runs the original series, a source tells TVGuide.com.
Bernero will continue to serve as executive producer and showrunner on the mothership while attempting ...