'The Mentalist': After 'Red John,' then what? Simon Baker, creator Bruno Heller tease Jane's future

The final shot of Sunday's (Nov. 24) episode of "The Mentalist" featured Patrick Jane running. But is he running away or toward something? Maybe both, say series creator Bruno Heller and star Simon Baker, who plays Jane. After years of searching for Red John, the serial killer who murdered his family, Jane finally discovered his identity -- Napa Sheriff Thomas McAllister (Xander Berkeley) -- and made good on his promise to kill Red John. So what comes next? Read on as Baker and Heller discuss the fallout for Jane and the CBI.How will killing Red John affect Jane psychologically?Heller: Jane is this tragic figure who has gotten his heart's desire, has found the sort of evil grail he's been chasing all these years. Now it's very much a question of what does that do to him as a person, can he begin a new life and what kind of life does he want for himself?...



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