Julianna Margulies will officially return to the Apple TV+ drama series The morning show for its third season.
The good wife star will reprise the role of UBA anchor Laura Peterson. She first appeared in the show’s second season, starring Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon.
Alongside Aniston and Witherspoon as series leads Alex Levy and Bradley Jackson, Billy Crudup will also return for The morning show season three as Cory Ellison.
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The show also recently cast Mad Men and Top Gun: Maverick star Jon Hamm as corporate titan Paul Marks. The charismatic character will set his sights on UBA, dragging Cory, Alex and Bradley into his orbit.
The morning show will begin production later this month, the streamer has confirmed.
The series will also have a new showrunner for its third season, Charlotte Stoudt, whose previous credits include Card castle, Country, Fosse/Verdonand the recent Pieces of her.
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Margulies played protagonist Alicia Florrick in all seven seasons of The good wifeaired between 2009 and 2016.
Also starring Matt Czuchry, Archie Panjabi and Christine Baranski, the original series spawned a spin-off titled The good fight. The series follows Baranski’s character, Diane Lockhart, as she loses her job after a financial scandal destroys the reputation of her goddaughter, lawyer Maia Rindell (game of thrones‘Rose Leslie).
While Margulies was originally slated to appear in the third season of The good fightshe ultimately passed on the offer, saying, “I wanted to be paid my worth and stand up for equal pay.”
The morning show seasons 1-2 are now streaming on Apple TV+.