NEW GIRL Adds American Pie’s Natasha Lyonne And Boston Legal Star Lake Bell


In a recent chat with actor Max Greenfield (Happy Endings, Hot in Cleveland) of NEW GIRL fame, the actor has revealed to TV Line some important casting news when it comes to the new Fox series.

Greenfield, who plays lead New Girl star Zooey Deschanel’s roomate, Schmidt, has shared that both American Pie bad girl Natasha Lyonne and Childrens Hospital actress Lake Bell will be joining the new comedy.

Bell has been brought on to play a love interest of Nick (Jake Johnson). She will make her enterance in the third episode. Meanwhile, Natasha Lyonne will star in episode two of the freshman series. She has been tapped to play a wedding guest, “who Schmidt can’t stand, but always ends up having sex with at the nuptials.”

Bell and Lake are two of the latest actors to come on board the Deschanel series, actor Justin Long (Fever Pitch) will also show up in a multiple episode arc as a music teacher, who can hopefully get Jess to stop watching Dirty Dancing.

In addition to this latest casting news, Lake Bell has recently been seen in How To Make It In America, Children’s Hospital, Boston Legal, and What Happens In Vegas. Natasha Lyonne’s credits include the movies All About Evil, Robots, the upcoming movie Imogene, and American Reunion.

Fox’s New Girl airs Tuesdays at 9/8c.