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The Cast of Criminal Minds Promises Answers After J.J.'s Finale Revelation

And more teases for the final season

Megan Vick

The cast of Criminal Mindswill be on the cover of the July/August edition of Watch!magazine, and TV Guide has your first look at the Alfred Hitchcock-inspired shoot as well as the cast's first teases for the upcoming fifteenth and final season.

The BAU was having a good time when we last saw them, celebrating Rossi's (Joe Mantegna) wedding. However, in the final moments of the season, the show dropped an emotional bombshell: J.J. (A.J. Cook) is potentially in love with Reid (Matthew Gray Gubler). In the upcoming issue, on newsstands Tuesday, July 23, Cook promises that confession will be addressed sooner rather than later when the show returns in the winter.

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"Well, I can tell you we will find out what happens now that [J.J.] has expressed her true feelings for Dr. Reid," she teased to the magazine.

"Don't you mean 'Jeid?,'" interjected Gubler. "That's what the internet is calling us." Good to know that the ship name has Gubler's official approval.

That wasn't the only thing teased about Season 15, which is set for midseason on CBS. Daniel Henney also explained that the upcoming villain is on the darker side of the Criminal Minds unsub spectrum.

"Overall, I'd say [Season] 15 has more of an arc through the episodes than previous seasons. Our unsub, Chameleon, is played by Michael Mosely, and he's definitely into some gruesome, creepy stuff," he said.

If you want more, you can pick up the next issue of Watch!magazine. In the meantime, check out TVG Guide's exclusive first look at the Strangers on a Train-inspired covers below.

​The cast of Criminal Minds

The cast of Criminal Minds

CBS/Watch Magazine
​The cast of Criminal Minds

The cast of Criminal Minds

CBS/Watch Magazine

Criminal Minds returns next year on CBS.

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