The Good Wife’s Elizabeth Holme has been named as the latest guest star of Showtime’s The Wire documentary series.
The actress, who is best known for her roles on the cult comedy series The Good Place and American Horror Story: Coven, will play the title character of Livia (Holmes) in the upcoming series, which will follow the life of a black woman in the 1960s New York City.
The Wire creator David Simon and showrunner David Simon, along with former HBO executive showrunner Jason Katims, are producing the documentary.
The first two seasons of the HBO series were produced by Showtime, and the series will air on Showtime on October 26.
In a statement to TheWrap, Showtime president David Nevins said: “We’re delighted to welcome Elizabeth to the series.
Elizabeth has the versatility and versatility of her talent and we are thrilled that she will be joining us on the first two episodes of The Wire.”
We are thrilled to work with Elizabeth, who has proven herself to be an extraordinary talent who will bring a unique and authentic perspective to our series.
We look forward to working with Elizabeth on this groundbreaking series.
“We’ve got the best team in TV.
We are looking forward to bringing this series to life, and we can’t wait to share it with the world,” he added.
Netflix has a new deal with HBO to produce the series, and Amazon has signed on to produce.