Zooey Deschanel’s impossibly relatable Jess enchanted viewers with her dorky antics and often cringe attempts at dating.But all good things must come to an end, and it’s been confirmed that next season, number seven, will be the last. There’s set to be 8 episodes (as confirmed by several of the stars on their social media accounts) – much shorter than the usual which have been at least 22 episodes.Deschanel soon became known for her deadpan comedy roles in films such as The Good Girl (2002), The New Guy (2002), Elf (2003), The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005), Failure to Launch (2006), Yes Man (2008), and (500) Days of Summer (2009).She also received acclaim for her dramatic turns in films Manic (2001), All the Real Girls (2003), Winter Passing (2005) and Bridge to Terabithia (2007).
In 1999, Deschanel made her film debut in Mumford, followed by her breakout role as Anita Miller in Cameron Crowe's 2000 semi-autobiographical film Almost Famous.
Damon Wayans Jr., who played fellow flat-mate Coach, will also be returning for the final season.
And it’s been confirmed that Winston’s estranged father will also appear, being played by JB Smoove, and guest appearances from Rebecca Reid (Nadia), David Walton (Sam) and Nelson Franklin (Robby) are also set to happen, with Jamie Lee Curtis and Rob Reiner reappearing as Jess’s parents.
More than half a year after the indie It Girl and Death Cab for Cutie singer Ben Gibbard called it quits, Deschanel was spotted holding hands with a new flame at Sunday's Hollywood after party for the movie ' Magic Mike.' So, who's the lucky new guy?
Jamie Linden, a screenwriter behind the scripts for such flicks as '10 Years,' ' Dear John' and ' We Are Marshall.' Deschanel's rep would not comment, but another source confirms the budding relationship between the writer and the She and Him singer to US Weekly. "Deschanel and Gibbard announced in November a "mutual and amicable" separation after two years of marriage.