Linda Cardellini Cast as Zooey Deschanel's Sister in "New Girl"

Posted Monday December 16, 2013 11:55 PM GMT

Adding another exciting character into the mix, "New Girl" signed Linda Cardellini to play Jess' sister.

The "Freaks and Geeks" star comes on as Zooey Deschanel's character's wild sibling in a recurring role that begins filming this week.

Though her episodes won't air until February, a few other famous faces are also joining the gang this season.

Adam Brody has been cast as an ex-boyfriend of Jess and musical legend Prince will appear in the big Super Bowl episode.

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