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Now that Nick and Jess are over, “New Girl” is bringing in new love interests for the will-they-won’t-they roomies. EW reports “Once Upon a Time” prince Julian Morris has been cast on the upcoming third season of the Fox sitcom to play a new love interest for Zooey Deschanel. Morris will have a multi-episode arc on the show as the new teacher brought in to replace Jess after her promotion to Vice Principal. She’s turned off by his swagger, but eventually falls for him, naturally. “The complication is that she’sRead More
“New Girl” star Jake Johnson has spilled the beans on one of his future projects, telling Collider that he will be working with “Drinking Buddies” director Joe Swanberg again, on a new film called “Digging for Fire,” and the cast includes Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt and Brie Larson. No plot details just yet, but pretty sure it’ll be classic Swanberg, an intimate character study with mostly improvised dialogue. And with this talented cast, we are sure to be in for another treat. Swanberg’s “Happy Christmas” starring Anna Kendrick, Melanie LynskyRead More
UPDATE: This girl is on a roll! TV Line reports Daddario will also guest-star on Fox sitcom “New Girl” this season, playing a hot new neighbor of Zooey Deschanel and her boys. ORIGINAL REPORT: “Percy Jackson” franchise star Alexandra Daddario has landed the female lead in earthquake actioner and potential franchise launcher “San Andreas” opposite Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, according to Deadline. Additionally, she is being courted to appear in the “Entourage” movie. “San Andreas” will see Johnson as a helicopter pilot who treks across a devastated California in searchRead More
Kristoffer Polaha to guest star on “CSI,” and more casting news, including “Sleepy Hollow,” “New Girl,” “Once Upon a Time in Wonderland,” “Chicago PD,” “Believe,” “2 Broke Girls,” “Switched at Birth” and “Twisted.” “Ringer” and “Life Unexpected” star Kristoffer Polaha will guest on an upcoming episode of CBS’ long-running drama “CSI.” He is set to appear in the 10th episode, airing Nov. 27, as Darryl, a blue-collar mechanic who comes to the aid of Sara (Jorja Fox), Finlay (Elisabeth Shue) and Morgan (Elisabeth Harnois) when their car breaks down. Unfortunately,Read More
Sarandon and Martino
Academy Award-winning actress Susan Sarandon will star alongside her daughter Eva Amurri Martino in sitcom entitled “Growing Ivy,” Deadline reports. The single-camera comedy pilot for NBC was co-written by Martino and Will McCormack, and executive-produced by “Parks and Recreation” star Rashida Jones.  “Growing Ivy” centers on Type A perfectionist Ivy Davis (Martino), who craves the stability she lacked in her childhood and as a result has thrown herself into her career at the expense of her personal life. In an attempt to restore balance and potentially find love, she invites her freewheeling,Read More
Indie darling Zoe Kazan and newly popular TV star Jake Johnson will star in offbeat comedy “The Pretty One”, according to Deadline. Jenee LaMarque wrote the Black List script and will make her feature directorial debut on the film, with shooting scheduled to begin on June 1st. Kazan will play an awkward young woman who assumes the identity of her dead identical twin sister, who was seen as the “perfect” one, but when she falls for Johnson’s character, the next door neighbor of her late sister, she finds herself wishingRead More
Justin Long is the latest actor to turn to duties behind the camera, as Variety reports he will write and produce, as well as star in indie comedy “A Case of You.” Evan Rachel Wood, “Game of Thrones” star Peter Dinklage and “Cougartown” actress Busy Philipps will co-star. Long co-wrote the script with younger brother Christian Long and Keir O’Donnell, and will star as a young writer who tries to impress a girl he meets with an embellished online dating profile. When she falls for his fake persona, he’s forcedRead More