The Good Wife Season 5 Casting News: Who's Coming on Board?

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While The Good Wife Season 4 finale leaving viewers with plenty of questions about existing characters - most notably: How will Alicia's career decision affect her relationship with Will? - CBS has now confirmed that fans will be meeting a trio of new characters in Season 5.

The Good Wife Cast Shot

According to casting breakdowns, they will be:

  • Holly, an intelligent Assistant State's Attorney and an old friend of Kalinda's.
  • An unnamed, anxious fourth-year associate at Lockhart Gardner who leaves to join the new firm fronted by Cary and Alicia.
  • Marilyn, a beautiful ethics advisor hired by Governor Peter Florrick.

Production on the new season kicks off in just a few weeks. Got casting suggestions for these roles? Submit them now!

UPDATE: Melissa George has been tapped as Marilyn.

UPDATE: Juliet Rylance has been tapped to play Holly.

UPDATE: Ben Rappaport has been chosen to play the fourth-year associate.

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