Yay For Zooey Deschanel!

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I'm really glad she has a hit with The New Girl.

I've long thought she'd be perfect for TV as sort of a nouveau Marlo Thomas.

Zooey mixes quirks with likability and can play a kook like no one since Zasu Pitts!

And she's been a fun presence on the club scene with her Weimaresque musical performances, always hanging with the cool kids and strutting her creative side.

Besides, movies weren't really treating her right.

With rare exceptions, Zooey would turn up in large-scale comedies where she was basically window dressing, the proverbial straight man for some better-paid male comic to do his shticking.

Or she'd be cast in by-the-numbers indies that probably paid shit.

So yay for the new girl! She's found a home.



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5 comments
Slurpee
Slurpee

She's more like the new Dermoid Cyst.

Vodkastinger
Vodkastinger

She should be playing Fanny Brice in the revival of Funny Girl (I mean if they still insist on going the route of a TV star who can't sing).  Unlike Lauren Ambrose she is charming and FUNNY and can sing sweetly enough I suppose to carry the role (though I wish the producers would just find an unknown actress who is a real triple threat, who on earth wants a Fanny Brice who can't belt?)

Parker
Parker

Liked her in Elf but you're right, she's been tragically underused in films. Happy for her.

Hubbell
Hubbell

She's more like the new Thelma Todd.

Parker
Parker

Liked her in Elf, but otherwise, yeah she was underused.

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