“The Good Wife” came to its end after seven seasons earlier this year, but the wonders of television are such that the show’s fictional world still has a few stories left to tell. The upcoming spinoff “The Good Fight” will seek to do just that, and CBS has just released the first teaser and poster for next year’s series. See both below.
The show begins a year after the events of “The Good Wife,” following a financial scandal that destroys the reputation of an up-and-coming lawyer named Maia Rindell (Rose Leslie of “Game of Thrones” and “Downton Abbey”) — as well as her mentor/godmother’s savings. The two are ousted from Lockhart & Lee and join a new firm alongside Lucca Quinn (Cush Jumbo). Christine Baranski, Delroy Lindo, Sarah Steele, Justin Bartha, Erica Tazel, Paul Guilfoyle and Bernadette Peters round out the cast.
“The Good Wife” creators Robert and Michelle King are also responsible for “The Good Fight.” The 10-episode first season will premiere on CBS All Access on February 19, 2017.