Taye Diggs

Taye Diggs will go from detective to lawyer when he guest-stars on The Good Wife next season.

Diggs will play Dean Levine-Wilkins, a meticulous and talented partner at Lockhart/Gardner who decides to join Diane (Christine Baranski) and accompany her to Florrick/Agos, the firm started by Alicia (Julianna Margulies) and Cary (Matt Czuchry).

"We couldn't be more excited to have Taye on the show," executive producers Robert and Michelle King said in a statement. "We've been huge fans for years, and love his ability to play comedy and drama with equal ease."

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Diggs, who currently stars on TNT's Murder in the First, is slated for multiple episodes.

The Good Wife returns on Sunday, Sept. 21 at 9/8c on CBS.

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