“The Good Wife” is changing into “The Good Anchor.”
Julianna Margulies has joined the Season 2 cast of “The Morning Show” on Apple TV+. Variety (*2*) that she’s going to play UBA information anchor Laura Peterson on the drama, becoming a member of Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon on the drama’s fictional community morning show. The streamer beforehand introduced that Greta Lee (“Russian Doll”), Ruairi O’Connor and Hasan Minhaj (“Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj”) additionally would be a part of the show within the new season, which moreover stars Steve Carell, Billy Crudup, Mark Duplass, Nestor Carbonell, Bel Powley, Karen Pittman and Desean Terry. The show, at the moment in manufacturing, will return someday in 2021.
Three-time Emmy winner Margulies, 54, gained a 2010 Golden Globe for her portrayal of legal professional Alicia Florrick within the CBS drama “The Good Wife.” That show, which resulted in 2016 and was produced by Robert and Michelle King, led to a by-product, “The Good Fight,” starring Christine Baranski on CBS All Access.
Since “The Good Wife” ended, Margulies has appeared in a number of collection together with Showtime’s “Billions,” “The Hot Zone” on Nat Geo and AMC’s “Dietland.” Last yr, she stated she would have thought-about a stint on “The Good Fight,” however ran right into a monetary roadblock with CBS.
“I’m not a visitor star; I started the whole thing with ‘The Good Wife,’ ” Margulies said. “I needed to be paid my price and rise up for equal pay. If Jon Hamm got here again for a ‘Mad Men’ spinoff or Kiefer Sutherland needed to do a ’24’ spinoff, they’d be paid.”