By Arvin Donguines
this year, a report from Deadline announced that a spin-off series for
the hit police procedural TV drama series "Criminal Minds" is on the
parent show executive producer, Erica Messer, the report further
revealed that the series would star "CSI: NY" cast member Gary Sinise as
This week, a report from Enstarz.com
cited the official synopsis for the anticipated off-shoot drama which,
as indicated, will be released as an episode in "Criminal Minds'" Season
The pilot, as revealed, will be set in an
international setting. Aptly named "Beyond Borders," the segment would
tackle on the Behavioural Assessment Unit helping the FBI's
International Unit on a case in Barbados.
The synopsis reads (via Enstars):
family of four is abducted while on vacation in Barbados, the BAU is
called to assist Unit Chief Jack Garrett (Sinise) and his International
Unit on their investigation. Garrett and his unit, the FBI's top
division for handling cases involving Americans abroad, work jointly
with Hotch and his team when they discover that this case matches one
the BAU investigated last year in Florida."
Sinise, "Breaking Bad" alum Anna Gunn and "The Walking Dead" actor Tyler
James Williams (who just died on the latest TWD episode "Spend"), are
also coming to the show.
Williams will take on the role
of a "sweet and incredibly smart" tech savvy analyst who will help the
team "fill in the holes" when they fly off searching for a killer.
Little is known about Gunn's character but according to Entertainment Weekly, her name on the show will be Ally Lambert.
"Beyond Borders" will air as a backdoor pilot episode on "Criminal Minds" Season 10 this April 8 on CBS.