Zooey Deschanel never plans to star in a horror movie

Now when you think of Zooey Deschanel, you instantly think of the adorable actress who dresses fabulously for every occasion. We fell in love with her when she starred in the Christmas movie Elf and continued to fall in love with her when she starred as Jessica Day in new girl for seven seasons. But fans have wondered if she’ll ever cross over to the darker side of filmmaking, perhaps starring in thrillers or horror flicks – and her answer really shows she intends to keep it light in her career .

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In the most recent episode of iHeartRadio Welcome to our show, Deschanel was asked if she would ever star in a horror movie, and she quickly shut it down. She said: “I don’t think I’m good at horror movies because I think everyone laughs when they look at me. That’s my theory – that people laugh when they see me and the moment they see me they’re like, “Oh, this is going to be a funny movie.” So I don’t think I’m good at horror movies.

Now, she may think being an actress would hold her back, but plenty of comedy actors have gone the horror movie route — and we’ve been scared. For example, Matthew Lillard in YellJim Carey in Number 23Ryan Reynolds in The Amityville Horror – the list is really long. But if she wants to stay in comedy, we have absolutely nothing to blame her for!

iHeartRadio Welcome to our show is a brand new, new girlbased on a podcast hosted by the stars of the show and true friends: Zooey Deschanel, Lamorne Morris and Hannah Simone.

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