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NEW GIRL from Fox – First Look

May 16, 2011 by  

Zooey Deschanel is coming to Fox!

Are you interested in her new series, NEW GIRL? Check out some pictures from the pilot (a note: Damon Wayans Jr. will have to be replaced since his series HAPPY ENDINGS was picked up by ABC), what Fox says the series is about, and a trailer for the show!

“NEW GIRL (working title) is a new single-camera comedy from Liz Meriwether (“No Strings Attached”) that features a young ensemble cast and takes a fresh and outrageous look at modern male/female relationships. JESS DAY (Zooey Deschanel, “(500) Days of Summer”) is an offbeat and adorable girl in her late 20s who, after a bad breakup, moves in with three single guys. Goofy, positive, vulnerable and honest to a fault, Jess has faith in people, even when she shouldn’t. Although she’s dorky and awkward, she’s comfortable in her own skin. More prone to friendships with women, she’s not used to hanging with the boys – especially at home.

Of the three male roommates, NICK (Jake Johnson, “No Strings Attached”) is the most grounded. He had big plans for life, but somewhere along the way, he stopped caring and became a bartender. Usually the smartest guy in the room, he has an uncanny knack for reading people and uses humor to deflect everyone and everything. SCHMIDT (Max Greenfield, “Ugly Betty”) is a hustling young professional who fancies himself a modern-day Casanova. Though his heart is usually in the right place, he’s always scheming ways to climb the social ladder and is driven by an immature and almost obsessive urge to be on “the scene.” Viewing Jess as a gateway into the elusive female mind, as well as a personal project, Schmidt encourages the guys to bring Jess into the apartment. The third roommate, COACH (Damon Wayans Jr., “The Underground”), is a former high school athlete who currently makes his living as a personal trainer. Set in his ways and with a take-it-or-leave-it attitude to dating, Coach is most comfortable when he’s in the gym. Though he’ll never admit it, Coach’s macho athletic exterior is actually a cover for his shyness around women, and he struggles to translate his personal confidence into conversation, preferring to speak in sports metaphors – or not at all.

Rounding out this group is Jess’ childhood best friend, CECE (Hannah Simone, “Beautiful People”), a deadpan, somewhat cynical model who blossomed after outgrowing her promiscuous adolescent years. She has the street smarts Jess lacks and spends a lot of time doling out no-nonsense relationship advice that only a professional model could give. She and Jess balance each other well and accept each other despite their faults, making Cece the perfect complement to Jess. As their relationships progress, the five friends come to realize they need each other more than they ever thought they would and end up forming a charmingly dysfunctional family.”

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5 Responses to “NEW GIRL from Fox – First Look”

  1. Stephi on May 16th, 2011 11:29 am

    Looks promising! Then again I am a little biased…I love Zooey Deschanel!

  2. Phillip on May 16th, 2011 1:57 pm

    While she is cute to look at…. This looks like a real lame show.
    I guess the name Deschanel carries some weight is Tinsel Town.

    I give this shown no more that 6 to 8 episodes before being cancelled.

  3. ForensicMama on May 16th, 2011 6:45 pm

    This looks… FANTASTIC! I’m an addict already! More of The New Girl!!!

  4. tlm2338 on May 16th, 2011 11:32 pm

    I’m so excited! this looks really promising, but Ive always loved zooey’s type of humor!

  5. Kimmy on May 17th, 2011 6:09 pm

    This is hysterical! I’m so excited for this show!!