Christine Baranski to Return to THE BIG BANG THEORY this Fall
Christine Baranski is headed back to THE BIG BANG.
According to TV Line, the Tony winner is set to reprise her role as Leonard's "brilliant-but-socially-challenged" mother Beverly in the upcoming seventh season. Baranski is set to appear in the October 10 episode via Skype, the site has confirmed.
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THE BIG BANG THEORY FOLLOWS Leonard and Sheldon, two brilliant physicists who are geniuses in the laboratory, but socially challenged everywhere else. Enter beautiful, street-smart neighbor, Penny, who aims to teach them a thing or two about life. Despite their on-again, off-again relationship in the past, Leonard believes he's found true love with Penny. Even Sheldon has found a female companion, entering into a "Relationship Agreement" with neurobiologist Amy Farrah Fowler. In their free time, Leonard and Sheldon continue to enjoy frequent trips to the comic book store and fantasy role-playing games with their ever-expanding universe of friends, including fellow scientists Koothrappali, Wolowitz and Wolowitz's adorable microbiologist wife, Bernadette.
Baranski won Tony Awards for her roles in Rumors and The Real Thing. Her Broadway credits include Boeing Boeing, Nick and Nora, Hurlybury and The House of Blue Leaves. Her Off-Broadway credits include A Midsummer Night's Dream; Lips Together, Teeth Apart; The Loman Family Picnic; Regrets Only; and Elliot Loves. Baranski stars as Diane Lockhart on The Good Wife, a role that has garnered her two Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Her Encores! credits include Promises, Promises and Follies. She can next be seen in Rob Marshall's upcoming big screen adaptation of Into the Woods, and previously appeared in Marshall's Chicago.
THE BIG BANG THEORY returns to CBS on Sept. 26.
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