New 'Castle' Photo Hints at Beckett's Departure


New 'Castle' Photo Hints at Beckett's Departure


Looks like there may be a new detective in town, folks. A brand new 'Castle' photo surfaced earlier today, courtesy of TVFanatic, and could possibly hold the answer to a very big question left by the show's Season 5 finale last May.

***Spoilers: Do NOT read any further if you haven't seen the 'Castle' Season 5 finale from last May!***

New 'Castle' Photo Hints at Beckett's Departure

If you recall, the season ended with Richard Castle proposing to the lovely Kate Beckett, who had been seriously considering leaving the NYPD (and therefore her charming, book-writing beau) for a job in Washington D.C. While her answer has yet to be known, this Season 6 photo seems to be hinting at an answer...and it doesn't look good.

As you can see, 'Castle' will be adding a newcomer to its ranks in the form of Joshua Bitton, who will portray Detective Grant Sullivan. Starting on the third episode of the season, this NYC detective will begin working for the 12th Precinct as a law enforcement officer who is set on proving himself to Castle and the rest of the team.

I'm hesitant to even think it, let alone write it down, but could this mean he's Beckett's replacement??? The fact that he'll be sticking around for an unknown amount of time certainly doesn't bode well for Beckett-Castle supporters. (I mean, HOW could you say no to that man?)

Regardless, Bitton's presence could mark a major turning point for our two lovebirds and foreshadow that not all is well in paradise. Granted, this is all just speculation, so let's hope that I'm wrong. Thoughts?

Bitton has also appeared on other well known TV dramas such as 'Vegas,' 'Private Practice,' and 'Justified.'

'Castle' kicks off its Season 6 premiere on Monday, Sept. 23 at 10/9c on ABC. But until then, sound off on your predictions in the comments below!

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Written by: Kelly_Schremph
Sep 11th, 2013, 1:29 pm

Images courtesy of TVFanatic and ABC


Message Posted On Sep 14th, 2013, 2:45 am
this is ridiculous. So, you had a deadline and you had nothing and decided to fill up an whole article with it, uh? terrible writing, bro, just terrible. Just do the fucking work

Message Posted On Sep 13th, 2013, 2:56 pm
No Beckett = No Castle

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Message Posted On Sep 13th, 2013, 12:53 am

Beckett isn't the one leaving. Take a good look at the photo and tell me who is missing from the usual group fo GUYS that line up (and worship) at Becketts desk. Where is Javier ?


Message Posted On Sep 12th, 2013, 1:41 pm
I'm gone, if Beckett goes.Castle and Beckett belong together. Without that chemistry there is no show...

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Message Posted On Sep 12th, 2013, 11:57 am

I too will stop watching if they remove Stana Katic.



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Message Posted On Sep 12th, 2013, 7:13 am

Oh for crying out loud! Beckett isn't going anywhere, ABC knows which side of their bread is buttered. She will take the job but immediately get a case in NYC which will keep her working with her former team while the new guy tries to fit in. Like FireJames says, after a few episodes she will realize she misses being a detective and misses Castle and will return by midseason.


Message Posted On Sep 12th, 2013, 4:25 am
If Beckett leave I am out also - let that be known to the network - they will loose on that one - unless they decide to end the show this season

Message Posted On Sep 11th, 2013, 9:37 pm
Castle is great but if Beckett leaves, I'm outta here! Without that chemistry, there is no show!

Message Posted On Sep 11th, 2013, 8:46 pm
I'm kinda with Firejames on this one, and in the spirit of wild conjecture that this entire topic is based on, I'll add some detail. Beckett will head off to DC and the FBI at the end of episode 2. The day before episode 3, we'll be sitting around, not suspecting anything, when all of a sudden, we realize she's now partnered with Seeley Booth on Bones! They start building a little chemistry since they're both attractive, in close quarters, respecting each other's work, and are a little infatuated by the difference from their current love-interests. Bones will end up in NYC w/ Castle in a similar situation. This goes on for a few episodes while on the case of killer that was previously on Castle (while Castle and co. work a case on a killer that's fled DC and the Jeffersonian,) and the romantic tension will work just like it did between the original couples at the beginnings in their respective series'. Eventually, both couples will end up in life or death situations, realize that there's only one person they really want to be with at that moment, and commit to returning to them. They all leave at the same time, ending up in the other city only to find out that there lovers had gone to meet them. they all get ready to fly back, but the killers cause havoc that keeps them from doing so. they end up solving each others cases, get on the phone, confirm their travel plans and return to tearful reunions for a thanksgiving week episode.

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Message Posted On Sep 11th, 2013, 7:32 pm

Sorry to say this but if Beckett leaves then i for one will not watch any more of this show..

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