Michael J. Fox has signed on for a new TV role.
The veteran actor will appear on CBS' "The Good Wife" opposite Julianna Margulies. He'll play Simon Canning, a lawyer so "shrewd and cynical" that he's willing to use his neurological condition to gain favor for his client.
The executive producers and creators of the show, Robert and Michelle King, tell ET, "We're absolutely thrilled that Michael has agreed to play this role." They point out, "His intelligence as an actor, combined with his incredible comic timing will really bring this smart, cynical lawyer to life."
The Good Wife will premiere season two on Tuesday September 28 on CBS.