Who’s that boy? (Who’s that boy?) It’s Ryan Kwanten! Of course, that’s no surprise to fans of New Girl that the True Blood star is stopping by the show, as it was announced last month that the Aussie actor would be making a guest appearance. Kwanten will play a handsome fellow (naturally) named Oliver that Zooey Deschanel’s Jess wants to have a one-night stand with, despite the fact that they have nothing in common. (Power through it, Jess!)
Earlier this week, photos were released from Kwanten’s episode and while we still have to wait until Feb. 14 to watch the Valentine’s Day-themed ep, here’s what we gathered from these sneak peek photos:
Jess has once again used her adorkable powers (read: giant-scared baby eyes) to bag a hottie. But, a deep v?! What would Cece think?
Apparently they find something in common:
Sure, he’s a grilled cheese guy, but is he a dessert person?
Rule no. 1 of trying to have an awesome NSA hook-up: Never have Schmidt there. Rule no. 2: Don’t annoy Schmidt. (From the looks of this photo, Kwanten’s Oliver has made for an annoyed Schmidt. Hopefully he didn’t use his sculpting chutney without asking.)
Okay, so it doesn’t exactly look like Kwanten’s Oliver will be the rebound guy from Justin Long’s perfect-for-Jess Paul, but it serves as a helpful reminder to anyone looking for love around Valentine’s Day: Don’t bring Schmidt.
New Girl airs on Tuesday on Fox at 9 p.m.