When Criminal Minds returns next month for season 7 the big story that fans are waiting to be resolved is how Emily Prentiss (Paget Brewster) will come back from the 'dead' and how the members of the BAU team will react to this. Only Hotch (Thomas Gibson) and J.J. (A.J. Cook) knew that Prentiss was indeed alive, leaving the rest of the team open to feelings of betrayal.
In reality the cast look more than happy to be back together as the photo (right) shows. This photograph is courtesy of Thomas Gibson's official Tumblr page, which features more excellent behind the scenes images of the cast and other musings.
Executive producer Erica Messer has now revealed to Entertainment Weekly some details of how the characters will react to this big news at the start of season 7: