Kyra Sedgwick Joins Brooklyn Nine-Nine! The Closer Actress Returns to TV in Season 2 Guest Spot

Good news for Kyra Sedgwick fans who miss her days on The Closer! The actress is heading back to TV with a guest role on Brooklyn Nine-Nine. The Closer? More like the Opener, as Kyra Sedgwick has just re-opened the door to her TV career, signing on to join the cast of Fox's Brooklyn 99. According to Entertainment Weekly, Sedgwick will again play a detective, but this time SHE'LL be the one putting pressure on the precinct, and we're told her mission is to shut them down. She'll be playing Deputy Chief Madeline Wuntch who has a lot of history with Andre Braugher's character, Captain Holt, and apparently none of it is good. Are you excited to see Kyra added to the show? Do you think she'll be successful in bringing them down or will Andy Samberg and the crew put her in her place? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below, and stick with us at Celebified for the latest TV news!

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