The Good Wife Spinoff: Peter Florrick to Land a Job in a New Firm?
The Good Wife actor Chris Noth is open to guest star in the confirmed upcoming spinoff series. Will the former governor return to practicing law in a new firm?
CBS confirmed earlier this year the return of the much-loved legal drama through a spinoff series. Aboard the new project are the original creators and showrunners Robert and Michelle King as writers and executive producers.
Latest updates also revealed that Marissa Gold will return with a new job under Diane Lockhart’s new firm. Sarah Steele confirmed reprising her role as Marissa. According to reports, Marissa will become Diane’s “secretary and investigator.”
In the original series, Diane Lockhart lost her firm when she got scammed. The upcoming The Good Wife spinoff series will see Diane Lockhart venture in a new law firm with Lucca Quinn.
Rose Leslie reportedly snagged the lead role playing as Maia Baranski. Christine Baranski and Cush Jumbo will also reprise their roles as Diane Lockhart and Lucca Quinn, respectively.
Another cast member expressed interest in returning in the spinoff series. Chris Noth, who previously played governor Peter Florrick, opened up about reprising his role.
Noth told Entertainment Weekly, “I’d be happy to do a couple of episodes.” He continued with “I’d love to see where that guy ended up. He finished the series just like he started it.”
The news on Florrick returning in the series sparked rumors on his character’s potential story arc. While it is still unconfirmed, viewers’ excitement resulted in different speculations.
According to these speculations, Diane may hire Peter to work in her new firm. However, a fan argued that it may unlikely be since the two were at odds with each other in the original show.
The spinoff series will compose of 10 episodes and will air on CBS. CBS All Access will stream the episodes after the television broadcast.
The Good Wife spinoff is scheduled to premiere sometime in February 2017.
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