Linda Cardellini of Mad Men and Freaks & Geeks Fame Joins New Girl as Jess' Sister

Well, she's no Emily Deschanel, but Mad Men's Linda Cardellini is bound to shake things up as Jess' on-screen sister later this season! Get the scoop on her "wild child" role. Jess' sister shows up on New Girl! Mad Men's Linda Cardellini, who you might also remember from Freaks and Geeks, has officially been cast in a recurring role as Zooey Deschanel's on-screen sibling. Cardellini's character is described as "the wild-child sister" whom Jess will have to bail out of jail. Entertainment Weekly reports, the Emmy nominated actress' first episode will air in February and Jamie Lee Curtis, who plays Jess' mom, will also resurface later this season. Are you looking forward to Cardellini shaking things up on the series? Sound off in the comments and stick with us at Celebified for more TV scoop.


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