Q&A: Jake Johnson Talks ‘New Girl,’ The Adorable Zooey Deschanel & ‘Stud’ Jonah Hill - ARTICLE
”(500) Days of Summer” star Zooey Deschanel heads to television on Tuesday night as the quirky and heartbroken Jessica in the season premiere of FOX’s new comedy, “New Girl.”
The series pits the adorable actress opposite three handsome roommates, happy to take in an offbeat female renter with models for friends.
Jake Johnson plays Nick, the rock of Jessica’s new boy bunch, recently heartbroken himself, and as fans will see in the premiere episode, which airs at 9/8 C on FOX, possibly falling for his new housemate already.
The actor himself, though, is already completely on Team Zooey, after hitting it off during the audition process.
Access Hollywood: When did you actually realize Zooey was adorable?
AH: What exactly is a chemistry test – does it involve scientists and Bunsen burners?
AH: Was there a moment in the test where you knew you got the part?
AH: There’s a little chemistry with Nick and Jessica in the first episode. Will Nick end up the Jim to Jessica’s Pam, “Office”-style?
AH: More fun that being just “the buddy.”
AH: What’s one thing your castmates don’t know about you that they should?
AH: Is there some “I Believe I Can Fly” involved?
AH: As soon as you hear the show is getting a full series run, what’s going to be your first big purchase?
AH: An old Ford Bronco? That’s definitely a lady magnet.
AH: You’re in the new “21 Jump Street” movie. Did you cross paths with Johnny Depp?
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