Elsbeth: Wendell Pierce, Carra Patterson Join as Co-Lead in Third Installment of Good Fight Franchise

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CBS has announced that Wendell Pierce and Carra Patterson will be joining Carrie Preston as the leads in the network’s upcoming drama pilot, Elsbeth. The show is being produced by Robert and Michelle King, the masterminds behind the Good Wife franchise: The Good Wife and The Good Fight.

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Elsbeth will center around the character of Elsbeth Tascioni, who was introduced in The Good Wife and later appeared in The Good Fight. Played by Carrie Preston, Tascioni is an astute and unconventional attorney who uses her unique perspective to help the NYPD catch brilliant criminals.

Joining Preston in the series regular cast will be Wendell Pierce, who will play Captain Wagner, a charismatic police captain who is well-respected within the department. Meanwhile, Carra Patterson will take on the role of Officer Kaya Blanke, a stoic and ethical police officer who is often overlooked by her superiors.

Both Pierce and Patterson have experience in both drama and comedy, which makes them the perfect fit for Elsbeth, which is set to be a standout comedic series within the Kings’ legal franchise.

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Robert and Michelle King will write the pilot episode of Elsbeth, with Robert King also directing. The show is already generating buzz within the industry and is sure to be a hit with fans of The Good Wife and The Good Fight.

With a talented cast and the Kings’ proven track record for creating compelling legal dramas, Elsbeth is shaping up to be one of the most highly anticipated pilots of the year. Stay tuned for more updates on this exciting new series as they become available.

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