09/05/2012 05:33 pm ET Updated Sep 06, 2012

'The Good Wife': Brian Dennehy To Guest In Season 4 And More Casting News

"The Good Wife" guest cast keeps on growing for Season 4. Returning guest player Denis O'Hare took to Twitter to share the latest casting scoop: Brian Dennehy will appear in the upcoming season.

According to CBS, Dennehy will play a "cynically folksy lawyer and friend to military contractors." Look for his character to go up against Alicia in court where she's representing Amanda Peet's new character.

Dennehy, whose small screen credits include "Just Shoot Me," "The Fighting Fitzgeralds" and numerous TV movies, is the latest famous face to join the CBS drama for Season 4. Other upcoming guest stars include Kristin Chenoweth, Maura Tierney, Amanda Peet and Nathan Lane.

Meanwhile, O'Hare has appeared many times on "The Good Wife" as a liberal judge.

"The Good Wife" Season 4 premieres Sun., Sept. 30 at 9 p.m. ET on CBS.

In other casting news ...

Malik Yoba will play Martin Luther King Jr. in Lifetime's "Betty and Coretta."
Angela Bassett will play Coretta Scott King in the new TV movie. [Indiewire]

Geoff Stults is heading to "Ben and Kate." Beginning with the Tues., Oct. 30 Halloween episode, the "7th Heaven" alum will recur on the new Fox comedy as a single parent and love interest for single mom Kate (Dakota Johnson). [The Hollywood Reporter]

Valarie Pettiford has joined "The Golden Boy."
Pettiford will play Chi McBride's character's wife on the midseason CBS drama. [Indiewire]

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