"The Good Wife" spinoff producers confirmed a new cast member joining its upcoming set. DelRoy Lindo is the latest actor announced to star in the spinoff of the Emmy award-winning soap.
"The Good Wife" spinoff's new recruit Lindo is set to portray Robert Boseman. The character is an important part of the spinoff's stoyline. Robert Boseman is the lawyer who will be instrumental in Diane Lockhart's (Christine Baranski) financial breakdown.
In an interview with Deadline, showrunners Robert and Michelle King said there's no other actor that best fits the role other than the Tony awardee. As described by the Kings, Robert Boseman is a controlling character and is well-loved by clients at the same time. "The Good Wife" fans will love Diane's new legal competition in so many ways.
Rose Leslie Joining The Set Too
"Game of Thrones" star Rose Leslie has been confirmed to join the follow-up series of "The Good Wife" too. The Scottish actress will portray the role of Maia Lockhart, Diane's goddaughter. Maia Lockhart will work for Diane in her firm immediately after securing her license as an attorney. Like Robert Boseman, Maia Lockhart is a significant part of Diane's plans.
Both Lindo and Leslie are fresh additions to "The Good Wife" spinoff. Meanwhile, Sarah Steele and Cush Jumbo were first confirmed to reprise their respective roles as Marissa Gold and Lucca Quinn. The producers of the show said they are glad to have Steele and Quinn on the spinoff.
More Characters To Be Revealed Soon
As the spinoff premieres early next year, more characters will be unveiled by and by. The Kings hinted that the set is not yet complete which means fans can expect more names to emerge in the coming weeks to spice up soap. Who would you want to see in the spinoff?
"The Good Wife" spinoff will premiere in February 2017 on CBS.