Criminal Minds Season 12 New Cast: Harold Perrineau Joins Series for a Recurring Role

Criminal Minds Season 12

Criminal Minds Season 12 continued to build itself up. This is especially after the departure of significant cast members like Thomas Gibson and Shemar Moore.

Another Actor Joins CBS Series

According to TV Line, Harold Perrineau will be joining the cast of Season 12. The 53-year-old actor is most recently seen in Amazon’s legal series called Goliath. The aforementioned out adds that he will play the role of Calvin Shaw. His role was described as a former Agent who killed one of his informants.

In line with this, as a BAU Agent runs in him, they must be able to identify whether he is an enemy or an ally. CarterMatt reported that Shaw will be involved in a confrontation on whether he is of use with the BAU Team in a good way or not.

It has been reported that Perrineau will appear some time this winter. Meanwhile, Perrineau is not new to this industry as he was also featured in Sons of Anarchy and Constantine.

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Criminal Minds Season 12 Casting

He will be joining a team where Adam Rodriguez and Damon Gupton recently became regulars. Aside from that is Paget Brewster who was promoted as series regular as well. She portrayed the role of Emily Prentiss. Last but not the least; Aisha Tyler was promoted as series regular together with Brewster.

On the other hand, nothing has been confirmed yet if he will stick around in Criminal Minds Season 12 through an episode or two. Viewers would definitely be more than happy to look out if Shaw is a villain or not.

In our previous report, we highlighted the Damon Gupton’s casting experience. He shared his story about how he got the call from series’ showrunner, Erica Messer. Some stories include him being called as the new “newbie” after two months that Adam Rodriguez came on board. Furthermore, fans must all watch out when Criminal Minds Season 12 returns on Jan. 11, 2017.

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Criminal Minds Season 12 New Cast: Harold Perrineau Joins Series for a Recurring Role

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