Character Actress Margo Martindale Joins The Good Wife

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If there's a silver lining to the cancellation of The Millers, it's that character actress Margo Martindale now has more time to do what she does best: play menacing recurring characters on critically acclaimed TV shows. Martindale has previously popped up on The Americans, Justified, and BoJack Horseman, and today CBS announced she'll have a recurring role in the next season of The Good Wife as another rival for Alan Cumming's Eli Gold. She'll play Willa Eastman, "a top campaign operative responsible for past successes by underdog presidential candidates in Iowa who hides her intelligence and cunning under a fake, folksy charm." Hopefully she'll stay away from the moonshine.