Details of “The Good Wife” Spinoff Announced

CBS Television Studios/Scott Free Productions/King Size Productions. (HOLLYWOOD, CA) The Good Wife spin-off has a name. 

The series will be called The Good Fight and will get a special premiere on CBS in February before moving to CBS All Access.  The Good Wife co-star Christine Baranski will return as Diane Lockhart for The Good Fight, joined by former Game of Thrones star Rose Leslie and former CSI star Paul Guilfoyle, as well as Bernadette Peters, Delroy Lindo and more.

The action on The Good Fight will take place a year after the events of the final Good Wife episode, which aired May 8.   A huge financial scam has ruined the reputation of Maia, a young lawyer, and has also bankrupted her mentor, Diane Lockhart.  Lockhart and Maia then join Lucca Quinn at a top Chicago law firm after they’re forced out of Lockhart & Lee.

Production has already started on the show.

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