‘The Good Wife’ Spinoff ‘Elsbeth’ Casts Jane Krakowski, Blair Underwood, Retta and Linda Lavin as Guest Stars (EXCLUSIVE)

“Elsbeth,” the spinoff of “The Good Wife” coming to CBS on Feb. 29, has set a list of guest stars including Jane Krakowski, Linda Lavin, Retta and Blair Underwood. They join previously announced guest star Jesse Tyler Ferguson.

The series follows Elsbeth Tascioni (Carrie Preston), an astute but unconventional attorney who makes unique observations and corners brilliant criminals alongside the NYPD. After leaving her successful legal career in Chicago to tackle a new investigative role in New York City, Elsbeth finds herself jockeying with Captain C.W. Wagner (Wendell Pierce), a charismatic and revered leader. Working alongside Elsbeth is Officer Kaya Blanke (Carra Patterson), a stoic and ethical officer who quickly develops an appreciation for Elsbeth’s insightful and offbeat ways.

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Krakowski (“30 Rock,” “Ally McBeal”) will play Joann, a high-powered Manhattan real estate broker with huge clients and even bigger secrets.

Linda Lavin (“Alice”), who played Joy Grubick in three episodes of “The Good Wife,” will appear in “Elsbeth” as Gloria, who is described as the co-op board president from hell.

Retta (“Parks and Recreation,” “Good Girls”) will play Margo, the top matchmaker to New York’s rich and impossible to please.

Underwood (“L.A. Law,” “Quantico”) will play the father and coach of a rising tennis star, so dedicated to his son’s career that he makes a murderous mistake.

“Elsbeth” is executive produced by “The Good Wife” and “The Good Fight” creators Robert and Michelle King alongside Jonathan Tolins, who serves as showrunner, and Liz Glotzer.

“We are so thrilled to have such wonderful actors join us in such a diverse assortment of complex and interesting characters on Elsbeth,” Tolins said. “They’re all spectacular and we can’t believe our luck. We hope to keep attracting such high-caliber talent to face off with Carrie Preston, and play with us in New York.”

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