Matthew Gray Gubler Signs New Criminal Minds Contract

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The doctor will be in on Criminal Minds for at least two more seasons.

In casting news first broken by Deadline, Matthew Gray Gubler has signed a new contract with this CBS drama that will keep Dr. Spencer Reid for another two years. The character, a fan favorite, graduated college at 12 and possesses an IQ of 187.

Matthew Gray Gubler Promo Pic

Criminal Minds, of course, is going through a mini shake-up. Paget Brewster exited following Season 7 and former Big Love star Jeanne Tripplehorn has been brought in to essentially replace her.

She'll debut on the Season 8 premiere this fall.

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Criminal Minds Quotes

Reid: There's an old Buddhist saying that, when you meet your soulmate, remember that the act to bring you together was 500 years in the making. So always appreciate and be kind to each other.
Lewis: That's lovely.
Reid: There's a corollary for friends. When you meet a true friend, you will be bound together though space and time for 500 years.

A Spanish proverb says - More grows in the garden, than the gardener knows he has planted.

Lewis