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Newswire: Game Of Thrones’ Rose Leslie joins CBS’s Good Wife spin-off

It looks like former Game Of Thrones star Rose Leslie will once again be immersing herself in a bitterly cold wasteland haunted by soulless, unfeeling ice monsters: The 29-year-old Scottish actress has signed on as a main cast member for upcoming Good Wife spinoff, Deadline reports.

Shortly after CBS’s seven-season legal and political drama drew to a close in May, word started spreading that protagonists Diane Lockhart (Christine Baranski) and Lucca Quinn (Cush Jumbo) could be revived as the centerpieces of a new series. Leslie—who will play Lockhart’s goddaughter Maia, a young lawyer whose reputation was recently chewed up by a financial scam—is the first cast member for the spin-off who was not part of the original series.

“We’re thrilled to have Rose on board,” Robert and Michelle King, showrunners for lighter spin-off, said in a statement. “We needed a young actress who could hold …

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