Scoop: New Girl Guy Dermot Mulroney Joins HBO's Enlightened as Amy's New [Spoiler]

Dermot Mulroney is moving on to a new girl.

The actor, who’s currently charming the short skirt off of Zooey Deschanel on Fox’s New Girl, is joining the cast of HBO’s Enlightened as a love interest for Laura Dern‘s Amy, TVLine has learned.

His recurring character, Jeff Flender, is an investigative reporter that Amy enlists to help her bring down the company she works for, Abaddonn.

Enlightened‘s second season is set to go into production later this spring. As previously reported, Molly Shannon is also joining the cast as Eileen, the loyal executive assistant to the CEO of Abaddonn.