Recently, Liz Meriwether, Executive Producer and creator of New Girl, took the time to speak with us about the show. She shed some light on where Jess/Nick are headed, the plans for the season, and the show in general.
On the future for Nick and Jess
Liz Meriwether: Probably marriage by the end of season one—no.
It’s going to go fast and furious. No. I think this show is about male/female friendship more than it’s about— I mean it’s about Jess learning how to be friends with those guys and those guys accepting Jess into their world and becoming friends with her as well, and I think that’s the most important thing. I think both of those characters they’re both coming out of these relationships that didn’t go that well, and I feel like they’re not at the perfect time in their lives to sort of be together. But I think it’s actually more important I think that their friendship kind of blossoms. I just used the word blossom. I don’t think it’s going to be like— I think that that was sort of why we did the episode last week was to kind of address it, but also say it’s not really happening right now.
I think they have great chemistry. Everyone on the cast has great chemistry; I think that’s why the show is working. I think of all the characters they’re the two that kind of I think fit together the best, but I think they have a while to go emotionally before they’re going to be at that place. I think, I don’t know, but who knows.
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