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Allison Williams To Guest Star On 'The Mindy Project' And More Casting News

01/11/2013 03:57 pm ET

Allison Williams has a new love interest, and he doesn't live in Brooklyn.

The actress, who's known for playing Marnie on HBO's "Girls," has been cast in "The Mindy Project" for a multi-episode arc. According to TVLine, Williams will play Danny Castellano's (Chris Messina) love interest Jillian.

Danny meets Jillian, known as "eyepatch girl" thanks to her optical accessory, in a waiting room after rushing Gwen (Anna Camp) to the hospital.

Their meeting naturally brings on a slew of bad pirate jokes, and the sparks immediately fly. Could Danny finally have found the one?!

In other casting news...

Jesse McCartney is headed to "Army Wives." The singer is set to play will Private Tim Truman, an enthusiastic young soldier and husband to Elle McLemore's Holly Truman. [THR]

Niecy Nash is dropping by "Ben And Kate." Nash will play Roz, Buddy's (Rob Corddry) ex, who stops by to cause a little trouble for BJ (Lucy Punch) on the freshman Fox drama. [TVLine]

Ali Larter is on her way to "Legends." The "Heroes" vet will co-star alongside Sean Bean as Crystal, an operative with D.C.O. in the upcoming TNT drama. [Deadline]

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