Nearly a month after she allegedly filed for divorce from husband of five years, Brian Austin Green, Megan Fox has some good news to share!
The 29-year-old will take over for Zooey Deschanel on the TV series New Girl while the actress is on maternity leave.
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According to reports, Zooey's character Jess will become sequestered on jury duty and will end up subletting her apartment to a pharmaceutical rep named Reagan, played by Megan.
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"It’s insane to me that such a gorgeous person can be so funny, but I guess we just all have to accept it," the show's creator, Liz Meriwether, said.
"I've been a fan of her comedic skills since This Is 40, and I’m so excited to have her on the show. We had Megan in mind when we wrote this part – she’s the perfect person to come in and shake these guys up."
Zooey with husband Jacob and Megan with estranged husband Brian. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
Zooey welcomed her first child, a baby girl, with husband Jacob Pechenik last month, around the same time that Megan split from Brian. The couple have two boys, Noah, almost 3, and Bodhi, 19 months.
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