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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
Dark comedy “The Driftless Area” has added Aubrey Plaza to star opposite Anton Yelchin and Zooey Deschanel, according to THR. Alia Shawkat, John Hawkes and Frank Langella round out the cast of the film which is now shooting in Vancouver. The indie film co-written and directed by Zachary Sluser centers around the mysterious Stella (Deschanel), who falls for Yelchin’s bartender Pierre. Their new romance is tested when Pierre runs afoul of some bad guys, led by Hawkes’ criminal Shane. “The Driftless Area” is based on the novel of the sameRead More
In advance of Cannes Film Market action, it’s been announced that Zooey Deschanel, Anton Yelchin and Alia Shawkat are among those set to star in dark comedy “The Driftless Area”. An adaptation of Tom Drury‘s novel by the same name, the story follows enigmatic Stella (Deschanel) and quiet but resourceful Pierre (Yelchin), a bartender who returns to his hometown after the death of his parents. He falls in love with Stella, and in the process is unwittingly pitted against volatile criminal Shane (John Hawkes). From Unified Pictures and Bron Studios,Read More
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Once upon a time everyone’s favorite TV boyfriend, now simply Jessica Day’s (Zooey Deschanel) ex from years long passed. TVLine reports, “The O.C.” star Adam Brody is heading back to his home network, FOX, with a special guest role on “New Girl.” But Jess and Nick fans don’t need to worry that this drop-in will put a wrinkle in their favorite couple’s plans. Brody will play Berkley, an old ex-boyfriend of Jess’ who’s now a perfectly happy and married stay-at-home dad. Having mastered the art of being an ex, heRead More

Posted On December 21, 2010By Linda GeIn Videos

Watch: New SFW “Your Highness” trailer

Call it “Not Another Medieval Fantasy”. From David Gordon Green, the director of “Pineapple Express” and co-starring Danny McBride (enough said), “Your Highness” will yank likely Oscar nominees James Franco and Natalie Portman from the heights of arthouse drama (in “127 Hours” and “Black Swan” respectively) to the depths of bawdy stoner humor in a medieval set comedy about a pair of brothers – one brave and bold, the other not so much – who set out on a quest to rescue a damsel in distress, played by Zooey Deschanel.Read More

Posted On November 17, 2010By Rebecca LewisIn Videos

Watch: Franco and Portman’s new trailer drops

Due out Summer 2011, the redband trailer for “Your Highness”, a new comedy from the director of “Pineapple Express” and starring James Franco and Natalie Portman has been released. When Prince Fabious’s virginal bride-to-be (played by Franco and Zooey Deschanel respectively) is kidnapped by a wonderfully evil and camp wizard (Justin Therouax), Fabious and his brother (Danny McBride) must set out to rescue her, meeting along the way a warrior princess (Portman), a minotaur and various other fantasy film problems. “Your Highness” is a parody of the fantasy genre andRead More
Take this one with a giant grain of salt as it comes to us from the ever-unreliable desk of Showbiz Spy, but rumors are swirling now that Zooey Deschanel is being eyed for the role of Betty Brant in the “Spider-Man” reboot starring Andrew Garfield. Assistant to J Jonah Jameson and an early love interest for Peter Parker in comic lore, Elizabeth Banks played a much more inconsequential version of the character in the Sam Raimi adaptations. There’s absolutely no word on any plot details so it’s impossible to sayRead More