'New Girl': Lake Bell 'can't think of a smarter group'


Lake Bell is about to begin another season of her own show, but she's happy to be a guest on one of television's top new hits, too.The actress resumes her role as finding-her-way Rachel in the HBO comedy series "How to Make it in America" Sunday (Oct. 2) ... then two nights later, she turns up in the third episode of FOX's Tuesday ratings smash "New Girl," playing a co-worker and romantic temptation of Jess' (Zooey Deschanel) less-than-confident roommate Nick (Jake Johnson)."Oh, that's great!," Bell tells Zap2it upon being informed her "New Girl" stint is about to air. "Liz (Meriwether, the show's creator, who also wrote the Bell-featuring movie 'No Strings Attached') and that team of people are such good friends, and I love Zooey. I'm just happy for them. It makes me so pleased, because I can't think of a smarter group. That's the kind of comedy I feel should be succeeding."Bell says she...



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