The Good Wife spinoff adds Elsbeth Wendell Pierce and Cara Patterson

elsbethThe good wife The spinoff starring Carrie Preston has added two more to its cast.

Wendell Pierce (Wire, Suit) and Cara Patterson (Arrangement) will star opposite Preston in the CBS pilot, our sister site Deadline reports.

Pierce will play Captain Wagner, a “seasoned” and “charismatic” NYPD captain who owns every room he walks into. Meanwhile, Patterson will play Officer Kaya Blankey, a stoic and ethical police officer who is ignored by her superiors.

In February, CBS ordered a pilot for an hour-long drama centering on Preston’s brilliant but unorthodox lawyer.

In the potential series — which is being targeted for the 2023-24 season — Elsbeth Tascioni relocates to New York, where she “brings her unique talents to making unique observations and cornering spectacular criminals” after her successful career in Chicago. uses a unique approach”.

good wife Producers Robert and Michelle King will write the pilot, which will be directed by Robert King. The pair will also executive-produce with Liz Glotzer (of King Size Productions).

“It Must Be Fun,” First Robert King Tweeted Spinoff announced. “Michelle and I wanted to work with Carrie again, and love the character of Elsbeth. She’s like a modern-day Sherlock Holmes and Columbo.”

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