Cook is set to appear for at least two episodes in the final season, she will play the quirky character Max. She will have “an unusual relationship” with Reid (Matthew Gray Gubler). Max could possibly be a love interest for Gubler’s character.
Show boss Erica Messer told TVLine the first two hours of Season 15 “will pick up that thread,” because we can’t … pretend it didn’t happen. It’s definitely a huge driver for the first handful of episodes that will help add layers to those characters again.”
The 15th and final season of Criminal Minds is set to have 10 episodes.