Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston's 'The Morning Show' characters Bradley and Alex have a fiery force heading their way. Julianna Margulies has joined the cast of season 2 of the Apple TV+ hit series and will play a rival anchor.

Julianna Margulies is best-known for playing Alicia Florrick in the series 'The Good Wife'.

She was due to guest star in its spin-off series 'The Good Fight'. However, negotiations broke down over her salary.

She's a guest star in the current season of 'Billions', its fifth.

Margulies' other recent credits include 'Dietland' and 'The Hot Zone'.

Her character in 'The Morning Show' is Laura Peterson, UBA News’ newest talking head.

TVLine broke the news.

Aside from Witherspoon and Aniston, season one stars Steve Carell, Billy Crudup, Mark Duplass, Nestor Carbonell, Bel Powley, Karen Puttman, and Desean Terry are all returning for the next season.

Guest stars for season 2 will include Greta Lee, Ruairi O’Connor, and Hasan Minhaj.

Production on new episodes of 'The Morning Show' has commenced in Los Angeles.

Season 2 is slated to debut in 2021.