Amanda Peet Lands Role on CBS Drama "The Good Wife"
11 Jul 2012
Stage and screen actress Amanda Peet has been cast in a recurring role on the CBS drama series "The Good Wife," according to TVLine.com.
As previously reported, Tony Award winners Kristin Chenoweth (You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown) and Nathan Lane (The Producers) will also join the series in the upcoming fourth season, which is scheduled to begin in September.
Peet will play a military lawyer who hires Alicia (played by Julianna Margulies) and sues a contract worker for an attempted sexual assault.
Peet, who has been seen on Broadway in Barefoot in the Park, appeared in the films "2012," "Identity," "A Lot Like Love" and "Something's Gotta Give," among others. Visit her page at the Playbill Vault.
"The Good Wife" stars Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner Margulies as lawyer Alicia Florrick. The series was nominated for nine 2011 Primetime Emmy nominations, the most for a broadcast network series.
"The Good Wife" airs Sundays (9-10 PM, ET) on CBS. Check local listing for channel and time in your area. For more information, click here.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.