‘The Good Fight’: Andre Braugher joins Season 6 of Paramount+ series in first major TV role since ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’
In her first major television role since Brooklyn nine-nineAndre Braugher is set to join the upcoming sixth season of the critically acclaimed Paramount+ original series The Good Fight, which is currently in production.
Braugher has mastered the art of comedy and drama, thanks in large part to his performances as Detective Frank Pembleton on Homicide: life on the street and Captain Raymond Holt on Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Braugher will star in The Good Fight, the series as Ri’Chard Lane, “a showman and rainmaker lawyer who is thrust upon Liz as a new name partner. A force of nature, Ri’Chard is a wild mix of genius, kindness, religion and passion. ‘joyful hedonism. In short, it’s a handful.’
“Our dream actor is always someone who can mix comedy and drama in equal parts, and André Braugher is exactly that,” said Robert and Michelle King, series co-creators, showrunners and executive producers in an official statement. “His work on Older men, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and ‘Homicide’ was amazing and funny. We are delighted that he finally has time in his schedule to come and play.
Braugher has received two Primetime Emmy Awards out of 11 nominations. He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 1998 for his role in Homicide: life on the street and the Emmy for Best Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for his role as Nick Atwater in the FX crime thriller Thief.
The good fight is set to return this summer on Paramount+.