Audra McDonald has joined the cast of CBS All Access’ series The Good Fightas a series regular for season two.
The six-time Tony-winning actress will reprise her role of Liz Lawrence, who she played on The Good Wife.
It will be revealed in The Good Fight that Liz, a tough United States attorney, is the ex-wife of Adrian Boseman (Delroy Lindo), and over the course of the season the two will have to deal with many of their unresolved issues.
“We’re thrilled that Audra McDonald will return to the fictional Chicago of The Good Fight,” executive producers Robertand Michelle King said in a statement. “After seeing her facility with both comedy and drama, we were dying for the chance to work with her again. Audra brings intelligence, strength, and wit to Liz Lawrence, the character she developed in the fourth season of The Good Wife.”
It was also just announced that Michael Boatman and Nyambi Nyambi have been promoted to series regulars for the upcoming season.