Jeffrey Tambor to Preside Over The Good Wife Premiere

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CBS has announced more exciting casting news for The Good Wife Season 5.

According to The Huffington Post, Jeffrey Tambor (Arrested Development) will guest star on the September 29 premiere of the CBS drama as a judge who's in charge of a case involving the death penalty.

The veteran actor joins a long line of famous names who have presided over cases on The Good Wife, including Denis O'Hare, Ana Gasteyer, David Fonteno and Jerry Stiller.

Jeffrey Tambor as George Bluth

The Good Wife, meanwhile, has been building up quite the casting resume this summer in preparation for Season 5.

Melissa George will play an ethics counselor in the Peter Florrick administration. Juliet Rylance will play a love interest for Kalinda. And Ben Rappaport will portray a member of Alicia and Cary's new firm.

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