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The Good Wife Exclusive: Meet Kalinda's 'Whip-Smart' New Season 5 Love Interest

The Good Wife Season 5 Juliet RylanceThe Good Wife is adding another (very pretty) notch to Kalinda’s bedpost boots.

The CBS drama has tapped English actress Juliet Rylance to join the Season 5 cast as a new love interest for Archie Panjabi’s sexually open sleuth Kalinda, TVLine has learned exclusively.

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Rylance — who co-starred as Ethan Hawke’s wife in the 2012 spooker Sinister — will play the recurring role of Holly, a whip-smart Assistant State’s Attorney who shares a past with Kalinda.

This is The Good Wife‘s second big Season 5 hire. As TVLine just reported, Hunted‘s Melissa George is coming on board as a member of Peter’s inner circle.

The Good Wife kicks off its fifth season on Sunday, Sept. 29 at 9/8c.