Criminal Minds Is Adding A New BAU Member This Week

It should be obvious to all Criminal Minds fans that Damon Gupton joined the show as a replacement for former cast member Thomas Gibson, who was fired earlier this year after an on-set altercation with a writer. Gibson’s unplanned exit came relatively soon after longtime star Shemar Moore chose to leave the show, and viewers have only had seven episodes to get used to other new recruit Luke Alvez, played by Adam Rodriguez. Not that we have anything to worry about, since Gupton has proven himself a dependable co-star in series such as Prime Suspect, The Player and Bates Motel. He most recently crushed it for David E. Kelley’s Amazon legal drama Goliath, with Billy Bob Thornton.

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