I hadn’t realized there was such animosity between ‘The Good Wife’s Julianna Margulies and co-star Archie Panjabi to the point they wouldn’t share a scene together. TVLine.com talked about this sad situation.
There are rumors such as jealousy over Archie Panjabi’s popularity with the shows fans and her initial award success but there’s nothing I can definitely confirm. Read excerpts from TVLine. The full article is at the link on the bottom.
Julianna Margulies and Archie Panjabi Did Not Shoot that Good Wife Finale Scene Together – and It’s Not OK
TVLine had enthusiastically teased in the days leading up to the closer, the episode promised to feature a scene between former besties Alicia and Kalinda.That scene notably would be the first time in nearly three seasons that Julianna Margulies and Archie Panjabi would share the screen together — a separation that both perplexed me as a person and frustrated me as a fan of the series and, more specifically, these two characters.
Until it wasn’t.
Margulies and Panjabi did not shoot that scene together, I have come to learn. Body doubles were employed for the single shots, and the two-shot was spliced together in post-production.
I have no idea what beef exists between the two — nor do I care. But if ever there were a time for everyone to put aside their differences and make a decision in the best interests of the show — and for the sake of the fans who keep the show on the air — it was then.
The full article can be read