The Good Fight - Netflix

The Good Fight picks up one year after the events of the final broadcast episode of The Good Wife. In the new series, an enormous financial scam has destroyed the reputation of a young lawyer, Maia Rindell, while simultaneously wiping out her mentor and godmother Diane Lockhart's savings. Forced out of Lockhart & Lee, they join Lucca Quinn at one of Chicago's pre-eminent law firms.

The Good Fight - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-02-19

The Good Fight - The Good Fight - Netflix

The Good Fight is an American legal and political drama web television series produced for CBS's streaming service CBS All Access. It is CBS All Access's first original scripted series. The series—created by Robert King, Michelle King, and Phil Alden Robinson—is a sequel/spinoff to The Good Wife, which was created by the Kings. The first season contains 10 episodes, and premiered on February 19, 2017, with the first episode airing on CBS and the following nine episodes on CBS All Access. The series was initially planned to air in May 2017, but was moved up after production delays forced CBS to postpone the premiere of the new series Star Trek: Discovery. The series follows Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart, as she is forced out of Lockhart, Deckler, Gussman, Lee, Lyman, Gilbert-Lurie, Kagan, Tannebaum, & Associates after an enormous financial scam destroys the reputation of her goddaughter Maia (Rose Leslie) and Diane's savings, leading them to join Lucca Quinn (Cush Jumbo) at one of Chicago's preeminent law firms. The series stars Baranski, Leslie, Jumbo, Erica Tazel, Sarah Steele, Justin Bartha, Delroy Lindo, Nyambi Nyambi, Michael Boatman, and Audra McDonald, and features Paul Guilfoyle and Bernadette Peters in recurring roles. It is executive produced by Robert King, Michelle King, Ridley Scott, David W. Zucker, Liz Glotzer, Brooke Kennedy and Alison Scott, with Phil Alden Robinson producing and co-writing the first episode. A second 13-episode season premiered on March 4, 2018. On May 2, 2018, the series was renewed for a third season.

The Good Fight - Recurring - Netflix

Paul Guilfoyle as Henry Rindell, Maia's father, who is a wildly successful financial advisor, phenomenally wealthy and universally loved. He, Lenore, and Maia are the unofficial First Family of Chicago. He is arrested for running a giant Ponzi scheme with Diane as one of his victims. Bernadette Peters as Lenore Rindell, Maia's mother who comes from a tough working-class background and is a natively brilliant financial whiz. She, Henry, and Maia are the unofficial First Family of Chicago. Gary Cole as Kurt McVeigh, Diane Lockhart's estranged husband. Zach Grenier as David Lee, a name partner at Diane Lockhart's former law firm. Jerry Adler as Howard Lyman, a geriatric partner at Diane Lockhart's former firm, and now judge, who shows chauvinistic and stereotyping tendencies. Carrie Preston as Elsbeth Tascioni, a quirky yet smart lawyer. Heléne Yorke as Amy Breslin, an assistant state attorney and Maia's girlfriend. Chalia La Tour as Yesha Mancini, an attorney who represented Maia in her legal issues stemming from her father's arrest. Matthew Perry as Mike Kresteva, a lawyer who, after losing the 2012 Illinois gubernatorial election to Peter Florrick, now works for the US Department of Justice, in charge of an investigation encompassing Diane Lockhart and senior staff at Reddick, Boseman & Lockhart. Christine Lahti as Andrea Stevens, a high-powered lawyer from Los Angeles who often appears opposite Reddick, Boseman in cases involving film and television Andrea Martin as Francesca Lovatelli, Colin Morello's mother and a controlling influence in his bid to join Congress Margo Martindale as Ruth Eastman, consultant for the Democratic National Committee Tim Matheson as Tully, a left-wing protester who has a sexual relationship with Diane Alan Alda as Solomon Waltzer, a renowned lawyer at a national firm who uses dishonest tactics to achieve his aims Rob McClure as Judge Trig Mullaney, an unintelligent recent Trump appointee to the judiciary with very little understanding of the law

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