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It's Official: Michael J. Fox Returning to The Good Wife for Big Season-Ending Arc

The Good Wife Michael J. FoxMichael J. Fox won’t have time to stew over the cancellation of The Michael J. Fox Show — he’s needed back at The Good Wife, and not just for a one-off guest stint.

TVLine has learned that Fox has closed a deal with the CBS drama to reprise his role as Alicia’s legal nemesis Louis Canning for multiple, season-ending episodes.

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News of Fox’s possible return surfaced last month at the Television Critics Association winter press tour via Good Wife co-creator Robert King. “We’re trying to make that work,” he said at the time. “Because he finished filming [The Michael J. Fox Show], so it looks like we’re going to get a chance to get him back.”

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The Good Wife is scheduled to resume its current fifth season on Sunday, March 9.