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Taye Diggs Joining CBS’ ‘The Good Wife’

The actor will play an equity partner at Lockhart/Gardner

CBS’ “The Good Wife” has cast Taye Diggs for a multi-episode arc on the upcoming Season 6.

Diggs will play Dean Levine-Wilkins, an equity partner at Lockhart/Gardner. His character will follow Diane Lockhart (Christine Baranski) when she heads to Florrick/Algos to work with Alicia (Julianna Margulies) and Cary (Matt Czuchry).

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“We couldn’t be more excited to have Taye on the show,” co-creators Robert and Michelle King said in a press release. “We’ve been huge fans for years, and love his ability to play comedy and drama with equal ease.”

The sixth season of “The Good Wife” is set to premiere Sunday, Sept. 21 at 9 p.m. on CBS.

The show is produced by Scott Free Productions and King Size Productions in association with CBS Television Studios. Ridley Scott, Robert King, Michelle King, Brooke Kennedy, David W. Zucker, Ted Humphrey, Keith Eisner, Leonard Dick and Craig Turk are executive producers.