The Mentalist: Episode Info!
Post by: Sal
Source: SpoilerTV & CBS
Episode Info (Upcoming Casting & Storyline):
Late 30s to early 40s, first seen in a Saville Row suit and flip- flops, he is a consultant to the CBI (California Bureau of Investigation). Possessed of battered good looks and a romantic, unruly, theatrical air, he is shambolic and graceful simultaneously. Formerly a fake psychic/medium, he has lost none of the showmanship, wit and style of his former calling. But the bravura style is now tempered by wisdom and honesty. Clearly a maverick, with a steely passion for justice, Jane has his share of quirks and eccentricities -- but he also gets the job done...SERIES REGULAR - OPEN TO ALL ETHNICITIES
[CBI SENIOR AGENT TERESA LISBON]
Mid to late 30s, gorgeous, Catholic, Lisbon keeps her hair short, wears no makeup or jewelry. By-the-book, this CBI agent quickly locks horns with Daniel Jane, whom she refers to as a "liability." However, even she can't argue with the fact that Jane has closed more cases than most. Driven and intense, with a great deal of self-discipline, Lisbon can come across as brusque, but more than likely there's a much more sensual and passionate woman beneath the tough veneer... SERIES REGULAR - OPEN TO ALL ETHNICITIES
[SUPERVISOR RJ (KJ) PATEL]
40-55, East Indian, Patel is the boss, demonstrative, egotistical, brash, Machiavellian. Originally from India, he moves to suburban California when he was eleven. Committed to his job, and hard-working, he will do what it takes to protect his Unit with the CBI. He tries to placate a ruffled Libson, telling her that while Daniel Jane may have issues, he is a fabulous detective...SERIES REGULAR
[AGENT KENDALL CHO]
35-45, Male, Asian. An agent with the Serious Crimes Unit of the CBI, he hails from twenty generations of farmers back in his homeland. He's a "lugubrious, logical, stubborn, flat-footed family man. He might seem rude, but it's just Ken being his pathologically honest self. A relentless interrogator." He, too, feels that Daniel Jane is a good addition to the team because "he clears cases."... SERIES REGULAR
[AGENT WAYNE GILZEAN]
Mid to late 20s, handsome, physically fit. An agent with the Serious Crimes Unit of the CBI, he is an ex-LAPD officer, and former college tight end. He's a "predatory bad boy with the women, but a diligent and honorable man on the job." A sports enthusiast, with a propensity for violence, Gilzean likes to think he's "a whole lost smarter than he's given credit for the by the CBI team; but he's wrong." ..SERIES REGULAR - OPEN TO ALL ETHNICITIES
[AGENT MELODY VAN PELT]
25-30. She is another agent with the Serious Crimes Unit of the CBI, a gung-ho, hard-working young woman. Former college valedictorian and head cheerleader, "Van Pelt was by far the smartest person she knew until she went to college." She's possessed of a winningly naive confidence in her own intellect and capabilities, also devoutly spiritual...SERIES REGULAR - OPEN TO ALL ETHNICITIES
The Serious Crimes Unit of the California Bureau of Investigation is on the hunt for a serial killer who refers to himself as Red John. Consultant to the team is the unorthodox, often unreadable, but highly effective DANIEL JANE...