josh gad new girl gi Josh Gad to woo Zooey Deschanel on 'New Girl' Season 2Zooey Deschanel‘s Jess might have had spotty luck with men in “New Girl” Season 1, but it appears our favorite elementary school teacher has a few men trying to catch her eye in Season 2. Joining David Walton in vying for Jess’ affections will be former “Book of Mormon” star Josh Gad, whose NBC sitcom “1600 Penn” debuts at midseason.

According to E! Online, Gad will play Bearclaw, a beer delivery guy at Nick’s bar who takes a liking to Jess. He’ll show up in the Season 2 premiere of “New Girl,” airing Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 9 p.m., an hour after a special bonus new episode at 8 p.m..

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Walton, on the other hand, seems like he’ll have a much better chance with Jess. The two will meet when his bad boy character mistakes her for someone else. Since he’s recurring for several episodes, it appears that relationship might have more legs.

Also appearing in Season 2 are Niecy Nash, Leslie Mann and Rachael Harris.

Posted by:Jean Bentley