September 22, 2005, gave the drama lovers a fresh, unique, and original thriller drama series ‘Criminal Minds.’ Jeff Davis was the creator, and CBS was the distributor. Unfortunately, the series encountered back-to-back renewals, and the toll of its total Seasons Released is currently at 15. No wonder that fans want it to get 16.
People liked watching the BAU finding the Unsub in the 15 released seasons of Criminal Minds. The Crime drama still has the same popularity and craze for a new season among the viewers as it had years ago. CBS released Criminal Minds’ fifteenth season on January 8, 2020, and the season concluded on February 19, 2020.
The 15th season was marked as the final season in the franchise well before its release. So the question arises: Will there be Season 16 for Criminal Minds?
This article will try to cover every possible detail regarding Criminal Minds Season 16 Release Date, Cast, Trailer, Storyline, and much more. If you are a true-crime drama fan, you might not want to skip this, so keep reading it further.
Criminal Minds Season 16 Release Date
As of now, the producers have not provided any release date for Criminal Minds Season 16. However, earlier in February 2021, an official announcement regarding the series renewal for the sixteenth season was made, making it clear that Season 15 was not the end of the series.
Criminal Minds Season 16 Trailer
In February 2021, the Criminal Minds’ producers announced that the sixteenth and final season of the series would be premiered on Paramount+. Although the production for the new episodes is still in progress, we haven’t received any trailer for the sixteenth season of the series yet. However, we will inform you as the new trailer comes out!
Criminal Minds Season 16 Cast
A big portion of the credit for the success of any web series goes to its star cast. Criminal Minds has been a rating hit for its distributing network. One reason for this can be the wonderful efforts the cast has put into making the series. Although Criminal Minds’ cast has undergone several changes during its fifteen years-long runs, we can expect the following characters to return for Season 16:
- A.J. Cook will portray the character of Jennifer Jareau.
- Kirsten Vangsness will play Penelope Garcia. She is the godmother of Hank and Henry.
- Paget Brewster will again reprise the role of Emily Prentiss.
- Joe Mantegna will be acting as David Rossi, an accomplished profiler.
- Aisha Tyler will play the role of Tara Lewis.
- Adam Rodriguez will portray the character of Luke Alvez.
- Daniel Henney will be seen in the role of Matt Simmons.
- Although not confirmed, Matthew Gray Gubler may return to reprise his role as Dr. Spencer Reid.
- Jane Lynch will play the role of Diana Reid.
- Josh Stewart will again be seen as William LaMontagne Jr.
- The character of the mother of 5 children, Kristy Simmons, will be played by Kelly Frye.
Criminal Minds Season 16 Storyline
Criminal Minds is a mystery drama that deals with the police course of action that the Behavioral Analysis Unit follows for case solving. Jason Gideon, the best profiler, founded the BAU. Criminal profilers cooperate with the FBI is investigating the felony and finding the unsub.
Unsub here refers to the unknown subject or offender, nicknamed by the profilers’ team. The team members solve the various cases together while facing their struggles.
It was declared that Season fifteen could not cover up the entire storyline as it had only 10 episodes. So, now Season 16 can include all the leftovers from the previous season combined with a solid new case mystery.
To sum up, we can say that Criminal Minds Season 16 is still being developed as per the latest news updates but has no declared release date. However, it will have 10 episodes full of thrill and mystery.
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