Delroy Lindo to Join Cast of “The Good Wife” Spinoff on CBS

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Delroy Lindo (MEDIAPUNCH/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK)

article by Daniel Holloway via Variety.com

Delroy Lindo has joined the cast of the CBS All Access spinoff of “The Good Wife.” Lindo is set to play Robert Boseman, a lawyer who poaches Diane Lockhart’s associates and clients and threatens her ability to stay in business when Lockhart, played by Christine Baranski, falls upon financial hard times.

“Boseman is a character who dominates every scene, intimidates every lawyer, and is  beloved by every client. He needs to look like a Chicago lawyer, but have a Shakespearian  facility with language, and Delroy Lindo was really the only actor who came to mind,” said executive producers Robert and Michelle King.

“Obviously, we always loved his work in ‘Get  Shorty’ and ‘Clockers,’ but it really was his work in ‘Heist’ that jumps off the screen. It’s an incredible character he created and we are thrilled that Delroy agreed to come on board. Just thinking of his scenes with Christine Baranski and Cush Jumbo makes us smile.”

To read more, go to: http://variety.com/2016/tv/news/the-good-wife-spinoff-adds-delroy-lindo-to-cast-1201888336/

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