it was then resurrected again, with a planned release date of 2012, before being cancelled altogether in 2011.
Deschanel objected to her typecasting, arguing, "A lot of these roles are just a formula idea of somebody's best friend, and it's like, I don't even have that many friends.In high school, I stayed home all the time, so I don't know how I'm everybody's best friend now." After turning down several supporting roles, Deschanel made her leading debut in All the Real Girls (2003) as Noel, a sexually curious 18-year-old virgin who has a life-changing romance with an aimless 22-year-old.Since 2011, she has played Jessica Day on the Fox sitcom New Girl, for which she has received an Emmy Award nomination and three Golden Globe Award nominations.For a few years starting in 2001, Deschanel performed in the jazz cabaret act If All the Stars Were Pretty Babies with fellow actress Samantha Shelton. Ward to release a debut album, Volume One, under the name She & Him in March 2008.Clearly, the first-time mom is enamored with her daughter, who we have yet to see a picture of. "She makes a lot of little, like, pterodactyl kind of noises -- like 'ahh, ooh, ahh.' "And a noise that sounds like choking," she added.
"She'll be, like, 'ah, ah, ah.' And I'll be like, ' What's wrong? The film was screened at the Sundance Film Festival and received a limited theatrical release.The New York Times found Deschanel to be "particularly spontaneous, unaffected and emotionally direct" in her role. In the comedy Big Trouble, with Tim Allen and Rene Russo, she played the daughter of Russo's character, and she starred in the teen comedy The New Guy as a guitar player in a band.In 1999, she made her film debut in Mumford, followed by her role as Anita Miller in Cameron Crowe's 2000 semi-autobiographical film Almost Famous.Deschanel soon became known for her deadpan comedy roles in films such as The Good Girl (2002), The New Guy (2002), Elf (2003), The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005), Failure to Launch (2006), Yes Man (2008), and (500) Days of Summer (2009).The film screened at the Sundance Film Festival and was released for selected theaters.