Actor Nathan Lane attends the off-Broadway opening night of "Mike...

Actor Nathan Lane attends the off-Broadway opening night of "Mike Birbiglia's My Girlfriend's Boyfriend" at the Barrow Street Theatre in Manhattan. (March 31, 2011) Credit: Getty Images

Suddenly "The Good Wife" is looking compulsively watchable this fall: Nathan Lane has signed on for a recurring role. This follows news earlier this week that Maura Tierney is coming aboard too, as is Kristin Chenoweth.

How sweet it is.

Per CBS: Lane will portray a bottom line-obsessed manager imposed on Lockhart & Gardner by the bank to cut costs and get the firm back to fiscal health. He finds himself at odds with Will, Diane and everyone else at the firm.

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