EXCLUSIVE: Another fan favorite recurring character from The Good Wife is coming to the CBS legal drama’s sequel series on CBS All Access. Marvel’s Luke Cage star Mike Colter is set for a guest arc on the upcoming second season of CBS All Access’ The Good Fight, reprising his role as Lemond Bishop.
Lemond Bishop is a powerful Chicago drug lord who was a controversial major client of Lockhart/Gardner. He first appeared toward the end of the first season and quickly grew into a major recurring character, appearing in 21 episodes of the series’ first six seasons. Bishop’s Good Wife story left off with him in prison; it will now be picked up on The Good Fight, which stars The Good Wife’s Christine Baranski and Cush Jumbo.
Colter has been busy playing superhero Luke Cage, first on Marvel’s Jessica Jones and then on his own series on Netflix, as well as in The Defenders superhero team-up miniseries. Season 2 of Luke Cage will be released in June.
It’s been a busy last few weeks for Colter who also recently came aboard Fox 2000’s faith-based drama, The Impossible, which has Chrissy Metz in the starring role. he also signed on to co-star opposite Jamie Bell and Danielle McDonald in the film Skin, from Israeli director Guy Nattiv. Colter is repped by WME and Silver Lining Entertainment.