Newswire: Jeffrey Dean Morgan to try to fill Archie Panjabi’s boots on The Good Wife
No real-life investigators seem able to solve the mystery of why Archie Panjabi and Julianna Margulies were unable to film in the same room together, but The Good Wife has gained a new investigator for its next season. Following Kalinda’s departure, Alicia Florrick will hire Alex, an even-tempered hourly investigator to be played by Jeffrey Dean Morgan.
Morgan joins Margulies, Christine Baranski, Matt Czuchry, Alan Cumming, and Zach Grenier as a series regular. Matthew Goode has stepped down after just a year of being a regular, so if you were still naively holding out for a Finn/Alicia romance, it’s time to move on—for good.
“We’ve loved and admired Jeffrey Dean Morgan for years, and we were thrilled to hear that Julianna did too, so it was a no-brainer to ask him to join our troupe,” said The Good Wife creators/executive producers Robert and Michelle …