Vanessa Williams is joining The Good Wife for Season 7, TV Line reports. The Ugly Betty and Desperate Housewives alum has signed on for a recurring role playing a love interest for Eli (Alan Cumming) and will appear in multiple episodes, Cumming told TVLine.
Additional details about Williams' characters have not been made public. She joins previously announced new additions Jeffrey Dean Morgan, who's playing an investigator who works for Alicia (Julianna Margulies), and Margo Martindale, who will portray a campaign operative who works for Peter (Chris Noth).
The Good Wife returns Sunday, October 4 at 10pm on CBS.