Zooey Deschanel in Talks for Fox Pilot

zooey deschanelZooey Deschanel is in negotiations to star in Fox’s untitled comedy pilot from writer-producer Liz Meriwether.

The pilot, originally titled Chicks and Dicks, is described as a young ensemble comedy about the sexual politics of men and women. It centers on Jessica, the role Deschanel is eyeing, an optimistic but unlucky-in-love elementary school teacher who, after her most recent break-up, moves out of her apartment with her ex and moves in with a trio of juvenile guys.

The show comes from 20th Century Fox and Chernin Entertainment.

Weekly Zooey on my TV? Sign me up. I don’t care how bad it is (and judging by the former title, there’s a good chance it’s a stinker), I think the world always needs more Zooey.

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