Paget Brewster Upped to Series Regular on Criminal Minds Following Thomas Gibson’s Firing

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In good news for fans of season six of Community, Paget Brewster will become a series regular on CBS's Criminal Minds after the series let go of star Thomas Gibson after an on-set altercation in which he allegedly kicked a producer. Brewster, who served as a series regular from seasons two to seven, was originally meant to return for a few episodes as SSA Emily Prentiss as a guest star. CSI: Miami and Magic Mike XXL's Adam Rodriguez will join Brewster as series regular, helping to fill the void left by Gibson's FBI special agent Aaron Hotchner, when the show returns for season 12.