Zooey Deschanel and Jacob Pechenik have welcomed a daughter. Deschanel’s representative made the announcement and confirmed the two had also secretly married before the arrival of their first child together.
There’s two lots of good news for fans of Zooey Deschanel. The New Girl actress has welcomed her first child and, her representative revealed whilst confirming the arrival of the healthy baby girl, is also married!
Zooey Deschanel and Jacob Pechenik at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards in August 2014.
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Zooey Deschanel , Jacob Pechenik - 66th Primetime Emmy Awards - Press Room held at The Nokia Theatre L.A. Live! at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live!, Primetime Emmy Awards, Emmy Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 26th August 2014
Lucy Lawless says it's just a rumour, but we can dream.
So, rumours are circulating that a modern reboot of the 90s cult show 'Xena: Warrior Princess' is set to hit screens in the near future. It would be great to see Lucy Lawless back in that badass leather corset but, chances are, if it does ever return, it's likely to have a new wearer. But who should it be?
In a world where feminism has become re-invigorated and strong female role models are being taken seriously in movies and on the small screen, it seems only right that 'Xena: Warrior Princess' be brought back as part of this phenomenon. According to The Hollywood Reporter, original executive producers Rob Tapert and Sam Raimi are involved in her resurrection (literally) with the series suggested to arrive in 2016 and take on a kind of Katniss Everdeen in 'The Hunger Games' angle. Original star Lucy Lawless is keen to crush our dreams, though, telling Twitter, 'Sorry, friends! news of a #Xena reboot is just a rumor. I'd love it to happen one day but it's still in the wishful thinking stage', but it still got us thinking about who we'd like to see in the role if it ever did come back.
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Sometimes, life can really take a turn when you least expect it. For one man, things about to go completely off the rails. Richie Lanz (Bill Murray) has been a tour manager for some of the greatest rock bands of all time, and his latest project is about to stir up something special. After becoming the tour manager for a young woman (Zooey Deschanel), he informs her that they are putting on a show in Afghanistan. Terrified, she runs away after they arrive, taking Lanz' wallet and passport with her. Now, stuck in Afghanistan, Lanz is forced to do what he can to find a way home, while doing what he can to enjoy the rocking lifestyle he has come to know and love along the way.
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Released in October, the film will see rock band manager Bill Murray get stranded in Kabul.
Directed by Barry Levinson (Sleepers, Bugsy, Good Morning Vietnam), it stars Murray, Hudson, Willis and Deschanel with a supporting cast of Danny McBride, Scott Caan, Leem Lubany, Fahim Fazli, Taylor Kinney, Beejan Land and Arian Moayed. It is scheduled to be released in US theaters on October 23rd.
Shots of American actress Zooey Deschanel as she is back at work to film the new season of hit TV show "New Girl" she was spotted filming in downtown Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 31st March 2015
Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson and the gang will return for a fifth season of Fox's successful 'New Girl' in 2015-2016.
Fox’s successful comedy ‘New Girl’ has been given the green light for a fifth season, the network announced on Tuesday.
Fox's 'New Girl' has been extended for a fifth season run, due for 2015-16
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Heavily pregnant 'New Girl' star Zooey Deschanel waves at photographers as an assistant rushes her into the ABC studios in Los Angeles, ahead of her appearance on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'. She is dressed comfortably, in black leggings, flat shoed and a white tunic.
Zooey Deschanel and Jacob Pechenik - Pregnant Zooey Deschanel shows off her baby bump as she leaves Hugo's restaurant holding hands with her fiance Jacob Pechenik - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 21st March 2015
Zooey Deschanel, Barbra Streisand, Nicolas Cage... when common names become unique.
Keira Knightley has always baffled the world with her first name's unique spelling, but as it turns out, rather than it being creative license on the part of her parents, it was a simple spelling mistake that less than impressed her father.
Keira Knightley has done well despite the difficult start her name had
In an interview with Elle magazine, the 29-year-old Pirates of the Caribbean star explained that she was supposed to be named after the Russian figure skater Kiera Ivanova but her mother got the spelling wrong when she went to register the birth. Apparently, this didn't go down too well with Mr Knightley.
As She & Him announce new ‘Classics’ covers album, Contact Music look at the New Girl star’s best-loved renditions of songs by the Smiths, the Beach Boys and more.
‘New Girl’ star Zooey Deschanel is a woman of many talents. While many know her as the quirky school teacher Jess in the hit US TV show or from roles in films such as 500 Days of Summer and Almost Famous, the actress has also built up a respectable singing career as part of indie pop duo She & Him.
Actress and singer Zooey Deschanel
Last night (August 12) the pair - consisting of Deschanel and multi-instrumentalist M.Ward - announced plans to release their fifth album, Classics, later this year.
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Jenny Lewis isn't the only former actress to find musical success.
There seems to be a special musical buzz in the entertainment business at the moment reserved for screen actresses who are wanting to spread their wings in their career - and maybe earn some more money too. Whether it's Nickelodeon star Ariana Grande blowing everyone away with her stunning vocal range as she gears up to release her second album this summer, or indie favourite Jenny Lewis becoming ever more successful with her solo singing career after a good three years fronting a band, it appears that some actresses just can't resist testing their pipes in the recording studio. Even Hollywood sensation Scarlett Johansson dipped her toes in musical waters back in 2008 with her well-praised debut 'Anywhere I Lay My Head'.
While we're half expecting Keira Knightley to release a record any day now after singing on her latest drama 'Begin Again', we look at the film world's biggest female musical successes.
Jenny Lewis: Singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis this week released Voyager, her critically acclaimed third studio album. Although best known for her time fronting indie favourites, Rilo Kiley, music wasn't actually Lewis's first career choice, instead the Vegas native was intially known as an actress. Her early showbiz experience mainly consisted of TV roles, with small parts in the likes of 'Baywatch', 'Brooklyn Bridge' and 'The New Twilight Zone' in the 80s and early 90s as well as film stints on 'Troop Beverly Hills' and 'The Wizard'. Her last major acting venture came with 1995's black and white drama 'Don's Plum' alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire before she formed Rilo Kiley with then-boyfriend Blake Sennett.
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Fourth season of 'New Girl' set to feature Jessica Biel as Jess's love rival.
Film actress Jessica Biel is set to make a guest turn in the hit US comedy series 'New Girl' later this year.The show, which stars Zooey Deschanel – The Queen Of All Things Quirky TM - is set to return for its fourth season in September. Biel will play “the hottest scientist in the world”, according to the Hollywood Reporter, and will apparently obstruct Deschanel’s character Jess’s attempts to hook up with a guy at a wedding.
Jessica Biel is headed for 'New Girl'
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17th January, 1980