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Christine Baranski Is Excited To Be Back As Diane Lockhart

Baranski will reprise her critically acclaimed role on the upcoming CBS All Access original The Good Fight.
Posted on Jan 10, 2017 | 01:15pm

Christine Baranski left her stamp on The Good Wife as the iconic Diane Lockhart. Now she's reprising her role in its highly anticipated spinoff, The Good Fight

WATCH: The Good Fight Official Trailer

In this exclusive interview with, originally seen on Facebook Live, Baranski explains why this is so exciting for an actress and why fans should should be pumped, too.

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 (Rose Leslie), while simultaneously wiping out the savings of her mentor and godmother Diane Lockhart (Baranski).

Forced out of Lockhart/Lee, they join Lucca Quinn (Cush Jumbo) at one of Chicago's preeminent law firms.

The new series also stars Delroy Lindo (Adrian Boseman), Erica Tazel (Barbara Kostad), Sarah Steele (Marissa Gold), Justin Bartha (Colin Morrello), Paul Guilfoyle (Henry Rindell), and Bernadette Peters (Lenore Rindell).

Stream The Good Fight now on CBS All Access.