'New Girl': Max Greenfield, Hannah Simone weigh in on the future of Schmidt and Cece


One of the best developments from the latter half of "New Girl's" freshman season is the romantic pairing of d-bag with a heart of gold Schmidt and sarcastic model Cece. Though he'd been gunning for Jess' hot friend since their first meeting, Cece wanted nothing to do with him until he eventually wore her down.When Zap2it caught up with the cast at the show's Paley Fest panel, we asked Max Greenfield, who plays Schmidt, how his character managed that coup. "Why do I think he won her over," he asks. "Wit...""Charcuterie," interjects costar Zooey Deschanel. "Chut-e-ney."Greenfield continues: "Charm, chut-e-ney, mispronunciation of words...""Turlet," Deschanel adds.Truthfully, Greenfield says, he thinks it's persistence. "It's a good message for America -- if you keep focused on a goal and you never give up, you can achieve anything."Hannah Simone, who plays Cece, also wonders how her character manages to fall for Schmidt. "What is she thinking?! It shocks me every...



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