“We’ve loved every moment of working with Cush for the last five years and everyone in The Good Fight universe will miss her terribly,” the King said in a statement. “Given the pandemic-forced premature ending of season four, it’s our hope that Cush will be able to return when we resume filming season five in order to give Lucca a proper send-off.”
The Good Fight has seen a number of cast changes during its four seasons on CBS All Access, including the exits of Rose Leslie and Erica Tazel and the addition of Audra McDonald and Zach Grenier. Delroy Lindo, a series regular since the start, is also expected to exit The Good Fight ahead of season five.
Production was shut down on The Good Fight because of the coronavirus pandemic. The shortened fourth season concluded with episode seven instead of the planned episode 10.
“It’s been weird to not be able to finish the fourth season,” series co-creators Robert and Michelle King said in a statement when the renewal was announced. “It left the story in even more absurd a place than usual. So we’re thrilled that CBS All Access wants to bring The Good Fight back for an additional season, and we know what story we’re planning to tell. It’s like getting the answers to the SAT ahead of time.”
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