An adorkable love interest has been cast opposite the adorkable Zooey Deschanel. “He’s Just Not That Into You” star and onetime “Mac Guy,” Justin Long, has been cast in a three-episode arc on Fox’s upcoming comedy, “New Girl.”
The sitcom stars Deschanel as Jess, an offbeat 20-something who moves into an apartment with three guys after a bad breakup.
According to Deadline, Long will play Paul, a music teacher and Jess’ potential beau. Paul will first appear in the show’s Nov. 6 episode.
“New Girl” stars Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield and Lamorne Morris as Jess’ roommates. The series comes from writer/executive producer Liz Meriwether.
Long’s notable TV credits include a breakout role on “Ed” and a 2006 episode of “That 70s Show.”
“New Girl” premieres Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 9/8c on Fox.
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