Los Angeles, CA, United States (4E) – Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt is all set to join the cast of CBS’ long-running crime drama “Criminal Minds,” the television network announced.
In a press release on Tuesday, the series’ executive producer and showrunner Erica Messer said, “We’re thrilled to introduce a new special agent by adding the very talented Jennifer Love Hewitt to our amazing cast.”
She added, “Many of us on the show have enjoyed working with her over the years and look forward to again. We have exciting storylines planned for her character and the entire BAU team as we head into our 10th season.”
Hewitt, who previously starred in CBS’ “The Ghost Whisperer” and Lifetime’s “The Client List,” will play the role of Kate Callahan, described as “a seasoned undercover agent whose stellar work at the FBI has landed her a coveted position with the Behavioral Analysis Unit.”
Her character will debut in the series’ 10th season premiere on October 1 on CBS.