Playbill Poll: Who Should Star as Elphaba in a Film Adaptation of Wicked? Readers Respond

By Playbill Staff
25 Aug 2013

Zooey Deschanel
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Nathan Hinds: Zooey Deschanel

Zooey Deschanel, the star of the television series "New Girl," previously took a trip to Oz in the 2007 television series "Tin Man." Also a singer-songwriter, Deschanel was tapped by country singer Loretta Lynn to play her in a stage musical adaptation of "Coal Miner's Daughter."