The next chapter will focus on a mysterious new unsub who’s built a network of serial killers during quarantine. But, in the middle of all this, we get to learn more of Rossi’s origins and what, exactly, happened after Alvez asked Penelope Garcia (Kirsten Vangsness) out in the series finale.
“They’ve gone out on a date and I’m sure everybody, me included, was like, ‘What’s that? How does that work?'” Vangsness teased. “You’ll find out and see…”
And although just six of the eight BAU members returned for the revival series, Messer said there’s always room for fan favorites like Dr. Spencer Reid (Matthew Gray Gubler) and Derek Morgan (Shemar Moore) at headquarters.
“Their desks will still have stuff on them. They haven’t gone away,” Messer said. “If and when they return, it’s up to them. It’s dependent on their schedules. I can’t promise anything right now. But it’s the hope.”