A piece of good news for the Criminal Minds fans! The show is all set to return with a second season and a lot more shocking and nail-biting thrills. Also, the fan-favourite character by Spencer Reid might make its long-awaited comeback. The absence of Reid was made vague intentionally so that the return could be made easy when Gubler was ready.
Paramount+ is going to renew the CBS police show back to the small screen. There had been a lot of whispers about the real reason for Reid to miss the first season of the show.
But the recent interview has put a stop to those speculations and the actor has clarified why he hasn’t joined the criminal minds evolution cast in the freshman year of the revival. He even hinted at his possible return to the show’s new season.
The Criminal Minds like its first season has promised to deliver tons of twists and turns in Season 2. The viewers are all set to dive into the world of BAU again.
Is it True That Spencer Reid will Return to Criminal Mind: Evolution Season 2?
We have already seen that Elias Voit has created his network of serial killers and that hints his involvement is not over yet. There had been a reference to Reid in the previous Season but it did not provide any information about where he was.
This was intentional as the showrunner highlights as this would make it easy for them to bring him back when Gubler is ready for the criminal minds reboot.
Gubler was recently spotted on occasions with Joe Mantegna and Kirsten Vansgness, both were his co-star on the show. This shows his relationship with the actor from the series. Owing to the recent strikes and the delay thereby will give enough time to Gubler to chalk out his schedules and make room to join back on the show.
Expected Release Date of Criminal Minds Evolution Season 2
The show appeared up with an absolute surprise on January 12, for all its loyal viewers. It declared that criminal minds netflix is to come up with a Season 2 on Paramount+ this time. The makers took to the official Instagram of the show to confirm the news. They posted a photograph of Rossi, Prentiss and Tara in the elevator of Quantico and ‘renewed’ labelled at the bottom.
Tanya Giles, the chief programming officer of the streaming partner Paramount+ commented “We’re thrilled to bring even more twisted storylines to our loyal fans of Criminal Minds: Evolution with the order of another season.”
Exact information about the release date of the second season is not yet available. But on February 9, Paget shared an exciting update about the shooting schedule which was supposed to start in two months from then. Although the post seemed optimistic, an article in May highlighted that there might be a delay before the filming of the second season begins.
Will There be a Comeback of Elias Voit Aka Sicarius in Season 2?
Yes, Sicarius will be a recurring character for Season 2 as the showrunner highlights. He might be seen in jail but he would be there unlike the regular series of criminal minds season 13.
But the twist this time will be that he will help BAU in solving the Gold Star Case. We have already seen that Elias Voit has created his network of serial killers and that hints his involvement is not over yet.
Is Ryan-James Hatanaka Returning as Tyler Green in Season 2?
Messer has hinted that there is a great chance that Tyler Green will be returning to the show and Ryan-James will be playing the role. She further says that Garcia’s troubled relationship adds more flavour to the show. After the betrayal, it was thought that she might break up criminal minds season 16 but the turns are yet to get complicated.
The relationship is supposed to get a little more twisted and sort of more messy as Alvez knows it now and this would be a bit more of a triangle than ever before. The relationship between Garcia and Tyler will not be denied as it feels more special.
Is Jennifer Jareau Supposed to Return?
Jennifer Jareau or JJ was a Supervisory Special Agent who was the former liaison of BAU with police and media. In Season seven jj criminal minds returned as she became a profiler and her original position was handed over to Aaron Hotchner and Penelope Garcia. Presently, there is no news regarding the return of this character for the new season.