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'Big Bang Theory' Casts 'Raising Hope' Actress as Raj's Possible Love Interest

January 31, 2013 (6:32 am) GMT
Kate Micucci will appear in multiple episodes of the CBS hit comedy series, starting in the Valentine's Day episode.
Kate Micucci

Raj, the only geek who is still single on "", will seemingly get lovestruck soon. The CBS sitcom has cast "" star Kate Micucci as Lucy, who is said to be a possible love interest for 's alter ego.

Details of Micucci's character are still kept under wraps, but The Hollywood Reporter says that she will appear in multiple episodes. She will be first featured in Valentine's Day episode titled "The Tangible Affection Proof".

Back in July 2012, executive producer Chuck Lorre teased that Raj would get a girlfriend. "We have a romance planed for Raj this year," he said at Comic-Con. "Wait until you see it!"

Micucci recurs as Shelly on FOX's comedy "Raising Hope". She also landed a recurring role on "Scrubs" and appeared in 2010's film "". Her other credits include guest-starring appearances on "", "" and "".

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