Reid Scott Catches Jess’ Eye on “New Girl”



“Veep” star has signed on for a guest-starring role in the fourth-season premiere of Fox’s . Scott is set to play Ted, a charming wedding guest who becomes the object of a romantic competition between Jess (series star Zooey Deschanel) and a beautiful scientist (fellow guest star Jessica Biel).

Scott is on a roll at the moment, after his breakout role in HBO’s comedy “Veep.” On the show, Scott plays scheming career man Dan Egan, deputy communications director to the Julia Louise-Dreyfus’ Vice President. He also had a one-season role on another dark comedy, “The Big C,” in which he played main character Cathy’s (Laura Linney) oncologist. He has a number of comedy films in the works, including “The Intern,” starring Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway, which is slated for release in 2015.

Scott is repped by Gersh and .



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