Megan Fox will guest star in a recurring role next season on “New Girl. ”The popular actress will play a gorgeous pharmaceutical sales rep who shakes things up in the loft by renting out the room of Jess (series star Zooey Deschanel) while she is sequestered on jury duty. Fox will make her first appearance in the sixth episode of the upcoming fifth season, scheduled to premiere in January on the Fox network. Fox is best known from her hit films, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and “Transformers.”
The "This is 40" alum will appear in a multi-episode arc of the hit comedy as Reagan, "a gorgeous, straight-shooting pharmaceutical sales rep who comes to town on business and shakes things up in the loft when she rents out Jess' (series star Zooey Deschanel) room while she is sequestered on jury duty," the network said in a statement. Why you know her: She's appeared in everything from action blockbusters (Live Free or Die Hard) to art-house fare ( New York, I Love You) Why we love her: She's passionate about PETA and was even responsible for making sure no real fur snuck onto the costumes for the Chinese film "Three Kingdoms." Plus, check out her vegetarian recruiting poster!
Where you've seen her: On the tennis courts Why we love her: There are plenty of beautiful tennis players out there, but she's the rare woman who combines athleticism with her looks. She won the French Open in 2008.
"It's insane to me that such a gorgeous person can be so funny, but I guess we just all have to accept it," executive producer 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."