Nicole Pacent Joins Criminal Minds Revival; Will She be a Friend or Foe?

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A new character is about to join the Criminal Minds revival. Nicole Pacent joins the police procedural TV series, so will she be a friend or foe?

The show has been brought to life on Paramount+ after ending with 15 seasons on CBS. Now that Criminal Minds revival is about to come, there will be a new character whom fans may either love or hate.

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Nicole Pacent Joins Criminal Minds Revival

Deadline announced that Westworld and Call Me Kat alum Pacent will play a recurring role in the newly revived series.

She will portray the role of Rebecca, a Department of Justice (DOJ) lawyer. She will be going to the BAU to deliver “unfortunate news” about the unit’s operation in the future.

By the looks of it, she will be bringing bad news. However, it’s not the only challenge the BAU has to face in the Criminal Minds revival.

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They also have to face the most dangerous UnSub in the series so far. The evildoer in question is the notorious criminal who took advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to create a group of serial killers.

The group has become operational after the government begins relaxing the SOPs.

Aside from Pacent, Midnight Mass star Zach Gilford joined the series as Elias Voit. The show’s trailer hints at the possibility that he can be the new UnSub.

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But true to the show’s fashion, it can be somebody else whom fans may only meet when the new season ends.

Prentiss’ Other Criminal Minds Revival Problems

Meanwhile, in addition to the several issues that the BAU has to face, meeting the new UnSub may only be a fraction of the problem.

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Emily Prentiss (Paget Brewster) will face a new conflict in the Criminal Minds revival. It will affect her professional position as a micromanaging deputy director will disagree with her leadership as the BAU Unit Chief and question her work.

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So, will it cause trouble in the BAU and the DOJ? Find out when the Criminal Minds revival finally drops on Thanksgiving Day on Thursday, November 24, on Paramount+.

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