Promo And Press Release For Criminal Minds Episode 9.22 “Fatal”

Well folks, with just 3 episodes left, we’re down to the home stretch on Season 9 of our favorite Crime Drama. Here is the promo and press release for tonight’s episode, 9.22 “Fatal”. Criminal Minds airs Wednesday nights at 9pm Est. on CBS and CTV.

EVIDENCE FOUND NEAR BODIES IN LONG BEACH, CALIF., HAVE THE BAU SEARCHING FOR AN UNSUB FASCINATED WITH GREEK MYTHOLOGY, ON “CRIMINAL MINDS,” WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30

Bruce Baumgartner Guest Stars as Shipyard Worker Bill Harding

“Fatal” – When victims are found dead from arsenic poisoning in Long Beach, Calif., handwritten death threats and other clues have the BAU looking for an UnSub fascinated with Greek mythology. Meanwhile, Hotch has concerns about participating in Jack’s third grade career day, on CRIMINAL MINDS, Wednesday, April 30 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Bruce Baumgartner guest stars as shipyard worker Bill Harding.

CHEAT TWEET: It’s not Greek 2 the BAU when the team looks 4 an UnSub w/a myth obsession on #CriminalMinds, 4/30, 9pm #CBS http://bit.ly/1esM1NX

SERIES REGULARS:

Joe Mantegna     (David Rossi)

Thomas Gibson     (Aaron Hotchner)

Shemar Moore     (Derek Morgan)

Matthew Gray Gubler     (Dr. Spencer Reid)

A.J. Cook     (Jennifer “JJ” Jareau)

Kirsten Vangsness     (Penelope Garcia)

Jeanne Tripplehorn     (Alex Blake)

GUEST CAST:

Bruce Baumgartner     (Bill Harding)

Nikki Tomlinson     (Candace)

Richmond Arquette     (Sgt. Mack)

Chris Moss     (Wayne Campbell)

Victor Morris     (Sgt. Burnell)

Giovanni Lopes     (Carlos Ortega)

Germaine Scott Grimes     (Benjie Ruiz)

Steve Campbell     (Patrolman Harris)

Marcos De La Cruz     (Det. Jimmy Tavez)

Patrick Robert Smith     (Bartender)

Terry Serpico     (Wick Griffith)

Tisha French     (Janice Cheswick)

Martica De Cardenas     (Sgt. Fletcher)

Brian Houtz     (Manager)

Brooke Stone     (Bonnie Taylor)

Tristin Rupp     (Ms. Springer)

Cade Owens     (Jack Hotchner)

Layla Crawford     (Susie)

Lane Thomas     (Worker)

WRITTEN BY: Bruce Zimmerman

DIRECTED BY: Larry Teng

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Terry Richardson’s Latest Take On Matthew Gray Gubler

This past weekend, famed photographer Terry Richardson caught up with one of his favorite subjects Matthew Gray Gubler, and the band Whirlwind Heat for a bit of fun on film. Judging by what usually transpires when these two together, the pictures do not disappoint! Enjoy!

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For more pictures from Terry, check out his website!

Matthew Gray Gubler To Attend Dinosaur Museum Opening And Excavation In Alberta

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As you may recall, Matthew Gray Gubler participated in the Dan and Donna Aykroyd Family and Friends Dinosaur Ball and Celebrity Dino Dig back in 2011. The three-day fundraiser saw a star-studded group experience dinosaur excavation firsthand and bolster funding for the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum. Three years later, the museum is nearly complete and Matthew, along with his “Life After Beth” costar Aubrey Plaza, will return to once again to dig for fossils and participate in the Amber Fundraising Ball August 8th.

From CBC News Edmonton:

Dan Aykroyd, actress Fran Drescher and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen are among the people who will help mark the completion of the new Philip J. Currie Dinosaur museum in northern Alberta this summer.

The group will take part in a fossil excavation on Aug. 8 and attend the Amber Fundraising Ball the next day.

While construction on the $34.6 million museum will be finished by then, the facility won’t open to the public until Dec. 1.

Others scheduled to attend include Aubrey Plaza from the TV series Parks and Recreation, Matthew Gray Gubler from the TV series Criminal Minds, Root’s co-founder Michael Budman and John Paul DeJoria, co-founder of Paul Mitchell Hair Care and Patron spirits.

A huge thanks to Jackie for the tip!!!!!

Matthew Gray Gubler And A.J. Cook Scheduled To Attend Monte Carlo Television Festival

Matthew Gray Gubler has once again been invited to attend the Television Festival Of Monte Carlo, this time with Criminal Minds cast member A.J. Cook. As you may recall, Matthew attended the festival in 2011 with Thomas Gibson.

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The festival takes place June 7th-11th, and you can attend by purchasing tickets here.

Matthew Gray Gubler Lends His Voice To Batman: Assault On Arkham

Warner Bros. animation, and DC have just released the trailer for their second Batman release of 2014, “Assault On Arkham” and it includes a voice you may recognize. Though his character is not officially listed in the credits as of yet, The Riddler sounds an awful lot like one Mr. Gubler :). Here is the trailer, and a link to Screen Rant with more details.

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Click here to head over to Screen Rant for more details!

“The Learning Curve” Starring Matthew Gray Gubler To Screen At The USA Film Festival

The 44th Annual USA Film Festival in Dallas, Texas has added The Learning Curve to their shorts program. The award winning film will be featured as part of the Narrative Shorts Category on Friday April 25th at 9pm. No word yet if any members of the cast or crew will be in attendance.

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The 16 minute short, starring Matthew Gray Gubler, is an adaptation of a story entitled  “The Learning Curve” by author David Sedaris. It can be found in his collection of essays  entitled “Me Talk Pretty One Day”. Matthew plays Sedaris as he recalls his job teaching a writing workshop while being highly unqualified.

The USA Film Festival takes place April 22nd-27th at the Angelika Film Center in Dallas Texas. For more information, or to purchase tickets, click here.

For more on The Learning Curve, check out their official website, and our exclusive interview about the film with Writer/Director Phil McCarty, and Producer Phree Swearingen.

 

Life After Beth Scheduled For Release August 15th

Thanks to Matthew Gray Gubler for tweeting his fans letting us know that “Life After Beth” can be seen in theaters in limited release on August 15th by A24 Films. Here is the report from Fangoria with the details!

After killing ’em at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, the rom-zom-com LIFE AFTER BETH has now been scheduled for wider exposure.

A24, which currently has Scarlett Johansson’s UNDER THE SKIN in theaters, has announced that it will open LIFE AFTER BETH in limited release August 15. The directorial debut of Jeff Baena, who also scripted (and co-wrote David O. Russell’s I HEART HUCKABEES), the movie features a potent cast including Aubrey Plaza, CHRONICLE’s Dane DeHaan, DARK WATER’s John C. Reilly, Molly Shannon, Cheryl Hines, Paul Reiser, Matthew Gray Gubler and PARANORMAN’s Anna Kendrick. The synopsis: “Zach is devastated by the unexpected death of his girlfriend, Beth. But when she miraculously comes back to life, Zach takes full advantage of the opportunity to share and experience all the things he regretted not doing with her before. However, the newly returned Beth isn’t quite how he remembered her and, before long, Zach’s whole world takes a turn for the worse.”

 

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Here’s Fangoria’s Sundance Review for “Life After Beth”

Somewhere, perhaps even at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, there is a film that’s like LIFE AFTER BETH, but with no zombies. That version is likely anyone’s idea of a “Sundance” movie; essentially, an indie about a devastating break-up. When you consider that alternative, it makes the unique, intimate LIFE AFTER BETH even better and its slot in the festival’s U.S. Dramatic Competition truly satisfying. With horror— at least to this writer and I imagine many readers—is the best way to tell this type of story. Instead of a drab stab at realism, we’re treated to the sometimes sweet, oftentimes icky, intensely funny and cutting chronicle of getting on.

 

LIFE AFTER BETH is about the second chance we want, but never, ever need. Zach (Dane DeHaan) is morose and in mourning after the unexpected death of his girlfriend Beth (Aubrey Plaza). He is traipsing around in all black and attempting to bond with Beth’s parents to keep a connection alive. He dons her scarf. “It’s summer,” his mother tells him. Unfortunately, her folks grow cold and distant with little explanation. Already in distress, Zach attempts to confront them in person, instead finding a returned Beth and a mess of confusion.

Considering the young nature of Zach and Beth’s characters, it’s remarkably natural to tie the behavior following a break-up to the stakes of life and death, and there’s little hiding director Jeff Baena’s film is about just that. Zach reveals that just before Beth’s demise, she was looking at other options. Her resurrected self however has no recollection, instead seemingly resetting and fixating on Zach and their unhinged hormones (as well as attics, mud and smooth jazz, weirdly). What follows is, much like any ill-fated second go at a relationship, an accelerated, torrid affair, handily visualized as Beth decomposes and frays before everyone.

What’s remarkable, aside from the genuine wit on display and clever nature of Baena’s script, is the way he crafts each step of confused emotion involved with rekindling a failed relationship. The ride is earnest and heartfelt midst its truly dark, often violent humor. One section, as Zach ignores the strange circumstances and stranger bodily issues of Beth’s return, plays as the introduction of our new favorite cinematic goth couple. Zach, adorned in black, treats his technically deceased girlfriend in a 50s-esque peter pan-collared dress to hikes and serenades on the beach. They stare and share exchanges lovingly, with true chemistry on the parts of Plaza and DeHaan. Of course, the impossible nature of them being together rises with fury, as Beth lashes out with little understanding why, becoming aggressive and frightening and increasingly dead-er in the process.

At the Sundance post-film Q&A, Baena revealed that Beth and the film’s other zombies’ obsession with attics and bringing mud in the house is a matter of their limited brain function, doing things in opposite form. As you’re watching however, and as increasing numbers of corpses hit the streets, the attic motif becomes a parallel for the loaded return of things long forgotten. At first, the zombies are jovial, but quickly turn agitated and feral at the confusion of their existence and being a nuisance in the lives of those still living. The wound caused by Zach and Beth’s death/break-up is still so fresh it’s all doubly hurtful for them and the audience, as well.

That’s not to say LIFE AFTER BETH is dour, simply powerful. But surrounded by an incredible ensemble including John C. Reilly, Molly Shannon, Paul Reiser, Cheryl Hines and Matthew Gray Gubler, the film’s penchant for go-for-broke, out-there humor and hilarious observation of suburban family life is perfect tonal balance. It’s all support for Plaza however, who is absolutely stunning in the role of a self-aware zombie. The story may be about Zach’s letting go, but there’s little denying this is Plaza, and Beth’s film.