Previously titled Chicks and Dicks, ‘New Girl‘ is a sitcom created and developed for Fox by Elizabeth Meriwether. It follows the story of a woman who after finding her boyfriend with another woman moves into an apartment with three other men her age. The show is executive produced by Meriwether, Jake Kasdan, Peter Chernin, Katherine Pope, Dave Finkel and Brett Baer. Zooey Deschanel serves as the producer alongside Erin O’Malley, Pavun Shetty, Luvh Rakhe, Dana Fox, David Iserson and Ryan Koh, among others. In the course of its seven-season run, the show has been nominated for People’s Choice Award, Golden Globes, Critics’ Choice Television Award and Primetime Emmy Awards.
New Girl Cast: Who’s in it?
The cast of the show is led by Zooey Deschanel as Jessica aka Jess, a school teacher in her thirties who meets and befriends three men. A well-known name in comedy and romance, she has appeared in films like ‘500 Days of Summer‘, ‘Yes Man’, ‘The Good Girl’ and ‘Elf’. However, that is not the only territory she has explored. Her more serious roles include films like ‘Winter Passing’, ‘Bridge to Terabithia’ and ‘The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford’. She also pursues a career in music and has been nominated for a Grammy. For her role in ‘New Girl’, she received multiple Golden Globes and Emmy nominations.
Jake Johnson plays the role of Nick Miller, Jess’s roommate, who works as a bartender who develops feelings for her. Johnson’s best-known roles include ‘Let’s Be Cops’, ’21 Jump Street’, ‘Drinking Buddies’, ‘Tag’ and ‘Paper Heart’. He also stars alongside Tom Cruise in the reboot of ‘The Mummy‘. Max Greenfield plays the role of Schmidt, another roommate, who’s a ladies’ man and a successful marketing executive. His other acting credits include ‘Veronica Mars’, ‘Modern Men’, ‘The Neighbourhood’ and ‘A Futile and Stupid Gesture’.
Hannah Simone plays the role of Cece Parikh, a fashion model and Jess’s best, loyal and protective friend. She gets involved in a romantic relationship with Schmidt. She is also known for working in films and TV shows like ‘Flock of Dudes’, ‘Killing Gunther’ and ‘Single Parents’. An ABC comedy pilot starring her is also in the works. Lamorne Morris plays the role of Winston Bishop, Nick’s childhood friend and a former basketball player from Chicago. He has also worked in ‘BrainRush’, ‘Valley of the Boom’, ‘Drunk History’ and ‘Game Night‘. He is set to star alongside Vin Diesel, Sam Heughan and Guy Pearce in the superhero movie, ‘Bloodshot’. The show also stars Damon Wayans Jr as Coach, a recurring character. He is known for his work in ‘Happy Endings’, ‘Let’s Be Cops’ and ‘How to Be Single’.