EXCLUSIVE: CBSFBI: International is gearing up for an explosive Season 1 finale on May 24, and sequence star Luke Kleintank is teasing what’s forward.

Luke Kleintank as Special Agent Scott Forrester

Deadline has two unique photographs of Kleintank as FBI Supervisory Special Agent Scott Forrester from the finale titled “Crestfallen” the place he’s misplaced in thought and injured.

In the episode, Forrester collaborates with a Russian spy bringing the previous bodily damage and his workforce confusion as to what’s actually occurring. Why is Forrester working with the spy? Is there a previous connection?

“There’s historical past within the sense of related historical past. He’s an enormous asset for him and his household so he’s defending him however will get concerned in a serious automotive accident,” Kleintank tells Deadline on Friday. “They’re on the run in Croatia and numerous loopy issues are taking place round them—numerous motion. They get damage alongside the way in which they usually’re making an attempt to outlive.”

The spy is performed by veteran actor Alon Aboutboul, who just lately concluded a five-season dedication on FX’s hit sequence Snowfall because the eccentric drug lord, Avi Drexler. Casting somebody of Aboutboul’s caliber isn’t a one-shot deal.

“Absolutely,” Kleintank teased when requested if Aboutboul will stick round past the finale. “Everyone loves him rather a lot. He’s only a real particular person and a free spirit. He’s been within the trade for years. With our characters, you possibly can count on numerous depth.”

With the episode titled “Crestfallen,” may it reference Forrester somebody being the disenchanted social gathering?

“That’s onerous. I can’t say an excessive amount of on that or I’ll give away. It does in numerous methods to the place he finally ends up—he’s very crestfallen,” he stated.

Forrester’s relationship with Kellett (Heida Reed) has had its ups and down in Season 1 and followers shouldn’t count on something main on that entrance within the finale.

“No, you’re not going to see extra on that within the finale. The episode is action-packed and we’re bringing again lots of people from prior episodes,” he shared. “We’ll be revisiting numerous what we’ve arrange in prior episodes so the connection is put to the facet for now.”

He continued, “Their relationship is continually evolving. They love one another however they’re sort of on this rocky highway for the second.”


Green stars because the Fly Team’s beloved pooch, Tank
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While followers will see some acquainted faces—together with the return of Forrester’s mother performed by Elizabeth Mitchell—one lovable mug that received’t be round this time is Tank, Forrester’s loyal big schnauzer who has largely been MIA this season.

“Tank’s at all times there, he’s not going wherever. He’s on the workplace busy doing paperwork,” Kleintank shared with fun. “Sometimes he pops in and helps us remedy crimes. He’s actually a sweetheart. Lots of instances with animals, it may be somewhat onerous. We’re writing as a lot as we will for him. He’s a part of the Fly Team so he’s not going wherever.”

He added, “[Tank] was retired for a second however he’s working his again. He’s an outdated man however he’ll come out of retirement.”


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