Josh Stewart, who played Will LaMontagne Jr. on Criminal Minds: Evolution, will not be returning for the next season of the show. Stewart confirmed his departure in a recent post on social media, thanking fans for their support. He first joined the show in Season 2 as a detective and quickly became a significant part of the series through his relationship with JJ, played by A.J. Cook. T
he pair eventually married and had children, and Stewart became a series regular in Evolution. While it's unclear where the show will find JJ and Will in Season 2, fans may get updates on Will through JJ. The new season will continue the BAU's goal of ending a worldwide network of serial killers created during the pandemic. The show's original cast members, including Joe Mantegna and Kirsten Vangsness, will be returning for the new season, which is set to premiere in 2024.