New Girl Scoop: Linda Cardellini Cast as Jess' Sis

Linda-Cardellini-New GirlIt’s not Emily Deschanel, but this will do very nicely.

New Girl has tapped Linda Cardellini to join the Season 3 cast in the recurring role of Abby, Jess’ (Zooey Deschanel) wild-child sister, TVLine has learned.

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Cardellini, whose TV credits include Freaks and Geeks, ER and, most recently, Mad Men, will first turn up in February.

New Girl resumes its third season on Tuesday, Jan. 7.

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