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New Girl

Headed by actors such as Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson, and Max Greenfield, New Girl was an American television series that, with 7 seasons and 146 episodes gained a huge fan base. Created by Elizabeth Meriwether, the series revolves around the quirky teacher "Jess," played by Zooey, after moving in with three male roommates.

New Girl received several nominations in categories such as Best Television Series Musical or Comedy or Best Actress in a Television Series Musical or Comedy at the Golden Globes. It was also nominated for five Emmy Awards, including Best Cast in a Comedy Series and Best Directing in a Comedy Series. 

New Girl Cast

In addition to actors such as Justin Long, Lizzy Caplan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Brian Posehn or Megan Fox, the main cast is made up of: 

  • Zooey Deschanel as "Jessica 'Jess' Day"
  • Jake Johnson as "Nicholas 'Nick' Miller"
  • Max Greenfield as "Schmidt"
  • Hannah Simone as "Cecilia 'Cece' Parekh"
  • Lamorne Morris as "Winston Bishop"
  • Damon Wayans, Jr. as "Ernie Tagliaboo"
  • Rhiannon Rockoff as "Ruth"

New Girl Fun Facts

  • In the penultimate season of the series, the name of the character played by Max Greenfield, "Schmidt", is revealed. 
  • Amanda Bynes may have been cast in the role that ultimately went to Zooey Deschanel. 
  • Singer-songwriter Prince appears in season three, becoming one of the show's biggest guest stars. 
  • Jake Johnson was asked to lose some weight before filming began on the series. 
  • Actor Jerrod Carmichael was considered for the role of "Winston."