Justin Long Headed To NEW GIRL

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Fever Pitch actor Justin Long has signed on for a three episode arc in the freshman Fox comedy NEW GIRL, according to Deadline. The series kicks off this fall and will chronicle actress Zooey Deschanel in the role of Jess, a newly single and zany twentysomething year old who moves in with three single male friends after a devasting break up.

Out to possibley cheer the broken hearted lady up, Long will show up in the sixth episode of the season as a new love interest for Jess, who is described as a music teacher by the name of Paul. The actor’s most recent appearance in TV land includes the NBC series Ed, and a 2006 guest role on the long running series That 70’s Show. Justin has also appeared in a lengthy line up of motion pictures from Live Free or Die Hard, Going the Distance, the upcoming flick Ten Year and Drag Me To Hell.

Long joins the recently cast Katie Cassidy (Supernatural and Gossip Girl), who is also signed on in a guest role. It looks like the comedy is really gearing up for one hilarious and interesting debut in its first year! New Girl premieres on Fox September 20th.