Kirsten Vangsness (Garcia) To Become Regular On CRIMINAL MINDS: SUSPECT BEHAVIOR

Kirsten Vangsness

Kirsten Vangsness, who stars as Penelope Garcia in CBS’ Criminal Minds, is joining the cast of the Criminal Minds spinoff series, CRIMINAL MINDS: SUSPECT BEHAVIOR as a regular. Vangsness wil reprise her role of Garcia and support the “Suspect Behavior” BAU team headed up by Special Agent Sam Cooper, played by Forest Whitaker.

“In reality, the real BAU teams share analysts, so it made sense for us to combine the positions on TV,” explained Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior Executive Producer Chris Mundy. “On a personal note, Kirsten is amazing, both personally and professionally. Her talent will make our new series that much better both on screen and behind the scenes.”

“I’m super excited to be invited onto the series,” said Vangsness. “The cast is astounding and I love playing this character.”

Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior is slated for the Midseason 2011 and will star Forest Whitaker, Janeane Garofolo, Matt Ryan, Michael Kelly and Beau Garrett.
The executive producers are Chris Mundy, Edward Allen Bernero, Mark Gordon and Deborah Spera.

So what do you think of Garcia doing double duty on both Criminal Minds shows?

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