“I thought my path was going to be as a writer, but I’m pretty happy doing it as an actor.” – Jake Johnson
Let’s Be Cops: It’s the ultimate buddy cop movie except for one thing: they’re not cops. When two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party, they become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted “heroes” get tangled in a real life web of mobsters and dirty detectives, they
New Girl actor Jake Johnson has had a major shift in his career after making his debut on the FOX sitcom as Nick Miller. He also stars in the much-talked about indie film Safety Not Guaranteed, in which he takes on a dramatic role.
Jake Johnson is lucky that he got cast on New Girl, FOX’s runaway hit starring Zooey Deschanel as the only female in an apartment of four thirty-somethings. As he recently told the AP, he’s not much of a playwright.
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Zooey Deschanel, said she had no problem switching from film to television roles. She said, “I connected to the character…and there’s good material in television.”