Getting to Know the Cast of “New Girl”

Since there was no new Modern Family last night, the only televised laugh on the tube worth watching was Governor Rick Perry falling over himself to recall key points in his own much touted economic plan (and no, I didn’t get that one from Rachel Maddow). So, instead of rehashing the same ol’ misadventures in Celebrity Land, why not take a moment and get acquainted with the cast of FOX’s new hit comedy series, New Girl.

Surely you’re dying to know what their favorite foods are, who their idols are, and what they are like on dates . . . so read on!

Zooey Deschanel
Favorite Food: Popcorn
Least Favorite Food: Papaya
Hero Growing Ip: Judy Garland
Favorite TV Show: Arrested Development
Dying to Visit: Summer Camp
What Can’t She Live Without: Clothes
If she wasn’t an actor/musician, she would be: a dancer (though she admits she’s not that good at it).

Jake Johnson
Favorite Food: Cheeseburger
Least Favorite Food: Cauliflower
Born in: Evanston, Illinois (Go Cubs!)
If he wasn’t an actor, he would be: a professional basketball player.
Favorite TV Show: Cheers (“It’s a perfect show.”)

Hannah Simone
Born in: London, England
First Job: Working for her mother’s clothing store in Cyprus
Favorite Food: ALL FOOD!
First Date: She doesn’t date, she just ends up in relationships!
Favorite Place to Live: Wherever she is right now!

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