Olivia Munn To Play Jake Johnson’s New Girl Girlfriend - ARTICLE

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Olivia Munn is heading from “The Newsroom” to “New Girl.”

The actress and sometime TV host has signed on for a multi-episode arc on Zooey Deschanel’s FOX comedy, a rep for the network confirmed to Access Hollywood on Thursday.

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Olivia will play Angie, the girlfriend of Jake Johnson’s Nick, Deadline first reported.

The website said Olivia’s character will be “earthy,” “charming” and “sexy.”

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A FOX rep told Access the actress’ first episodes on the show are likely to begin airing in November.

“New Girl” kicked off its second season earlier this week.

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