Newswire: Archie Panjabi to suit up for Brooklyn Nine-Nine

After parting ways with The Good Wife at the end of the show’s sixth season, Archie Panjabi is set to return to television as Lieutenant Knox on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, where she will reportedly have her eye on Joe Lo Truglio’s accident-prone and food-loving Detective Boyle.

While she had a small recurring role on the BBC crime drama The Fall, this marks the first major television gig for Panjabi since the end of Kalinda Sharma’s six-season reign of solving cases and wearing leather jackets on The Good Wife. (Panjabi won an Emmy for the role in 2010.) Her departure wasn’t without its drama, as by the end of her tenure, Kalinda and Alicia—once the most compelling relationships on the series—stopped having scenes together. And when they did, it was all fake, due to reasons that can probably only be uncovered by a real-life Kalinda Sharma …

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