Saturday, December 13, 2014

Development News - CBS Plots a New 'Criminal Minds' Spinoff; Simon Kassianides Joins TNT's 'Lumen'

Development News - December 13, 2014

CBS' Untitled Criminal Minds Spinoff and TNT's Lumen.

  • Simon Kassianides (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) has joined the cast of the drama pilot starring Sam Jaeger. He will play Bevan Gravewood, the Captain of the Emperor's Royal Guard in Lumen.
  • CBS is set to potentially launch another spinoff from a veteran crime procedural - with a back-door pilot set to air as an episode of Criminal Minds this spring. Written by executive producer/showrunner Erica Messer, the spinoff will follow FBI agents helping American citizens who find themselves in trouble abroad. Mark Gordon and Nick Pepper will also serve as executive producers. ABC Studios, CBS Television Studios and The Mark Gordon Company will produce.