The actress addressed the matter on Thursday via Twitter, when a follower named Jennifer asked her, “Any news on the #CriminalMIndsrevival?”
“No, and sadly, we think it’s dead,” Brewster responded. “I’ll let you know if there is any progress but it seems unlikely. Which is a bummer.”
Paramount+ unveiled its plans to reinvigorate the Criminal Minds franchise on February 24.
The scripted revival was reportedly going to investigate a single case over the course of 10 episodes. Criminal Minds executive producer/showrunner Erica Messer was expected to lead its creative team.
The reboot of the police procedural was to be accompanied by The Real Criminal Minds, a true-crime docuseries, which would feature a former real FBI profiler.
Julie McNamara, EVP Development and programming at Paramount+, told Deadline that