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Justin Long Lands 'New Girl' Role

September 2, 2011 (8:48 am) GMT
The 'Going the Distance' actor will portray Paul, a music teacher who is also a love interest to Zooey Deschanel's character.

"" has found the love interest for 's character. The new comedy series, which will debut September 20 at 9 P.M. on FOX, has cast as Paul, a music teacher and a suitor for Deschanel's Jessica Day.

The Alex of "" will start appearing on the show in the sixth episode, and recur in other two episodes. This marks his first major TV role since his breakthrough gig on NBC's "Ed".

"New Girl" follows Jess, an unlucky-in-love school teacher who moves in with three single guys after breaking up with her model boyfriend. Together with Jess' street-smart model friend Cece, this group of friends try to help Jess learn a lot about love, life and mostly about herself, while at the same time learn a lot about themselves.

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