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

A gang's where a coward goes to hide.

Mickey Mantle

There are times when the mind is dealt such a blow that it hides itself in insanity. There are times when reality is nothing but pain, and to escape that pain the mind must leave reality behind. - Patrick Rothfuss

Morgan