Film, TV & Stage

British actress Cush Jumbo lands lead role in spin-off of hit series The Good Wife

LEAD ROLE: British actress Cush Jumbo

LEAD ROLE: British actress Cush Jumbo

BRITISH ACTRESS Cush Jumbo has landed a lead role in the spin-off of hit US show, The Good Wife.

The 30-year-old, who joined the final season of The Good Wife and became a fan favourite, is set to play the character of Lucca Quinn.

Co-star Christine Baranski will reprise the role of beloved Diane Lockhart in the original series, a role which earned her six Emmy Award nominations.

Cush, from south London, is an Olivier Award-nominated actress and also notably won the Evening Standard Award for writing and starring in Josephine and I, her one-woman stage performance about Jazz legend Josephine Baker.

The series will air in Spring 2017.

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