‘New Girl’: Jake Johnson Thinks Nick Had More Romantic Scenes With Schmidt Than With Jess

by Jeremy Spirogis
Nick and Schmidt

Fans of New Girl are nicely conscious of how steamy and passionate Nick Miller’s relationship with Jessica Day is. But Jake Johnson, who performs Nick on the beloved Fox sequence, desires to spotlight simply how romantic his character’s reference to Schmidt is, as nicely. In truth, the actor argues that he has extra romantic scenes with Schmidt than he does with Jess! Find out what Johnson has to say about Nick and Schmidt’s particular bond. 

Nick and Schmidt
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Nick and Schmidt act like a pair all through the present

Dedicated followers of the quirky Fox sequence know simply how shut Nick Miller is to Schmidt. The characters met freshman yr of faculty and have become inseparable ever since. At occasions, their love for one another seems so sturdy that it begins to really feel as if they’re in a long-term romantic relationship versus a long-term friendship.

This is particularly evident in season 2 episode 5 when Schmidt goes out of his manner to purchase Nick a cookie just because he was “thinking about him.” Schmidt takes his affections for his buddy even additional by claiming that he “thinks about him a lot.” 

At the tip of the episode the 2 of them have an change that’s so passionate, it seems like a scene taken immediately out of The Notebook. This is simply one of many many moments on New Girl the place Nick and Schmidt seem to be far more than your common set of platonic buddies. 

Johnson says Greenfield is his high romantic lead

In an interview with Good Morning America, Jake Johnson admits that he had extra romantic scenes with Max Greenfield’s character than anybody else all through his total appearing profession. 

Johnson claims, “There’s so much of like Max and I sitting on a couch at like 9 p.m. shooting where we’re reading the scene and I go, ‘I tell him he’s like a husband to me?’ Seems pretty intimate to tell another man, considering last weekend we told each other we loved each other when we were combing each other’s hair… I’ve been lucky enough to have a lot of romantic leads in movies and indies and you do form a different kind of connection when you do that together as actors. Max, I feel, is like at the top of my list.”

Their love for one another emulates off-screen

It’s no marvel Nick and Schmidt have such wonderful chemistry on-screen. Greenfield and Johnson’s off-screen relationship appears to be simply as hilarious and co-dependent because it seems to be on New Girl. In an Instagram video posted by Max Greenfield himself, he shared a behind-the-scenes incident the place he was being a bit too needy together with his co-star Jake Johnson and wouldn’t go away his trailer. Here’s what Johnson needed to say in regards to the hilarious second. 

“He used to hang around in my trailer in between scenes. One day, I used to be in a temper. You know, I’m a moody particular person and wished to be alone. I used to be mad about one thing, I get mad and stroll down this factor (and Max was in my trailer) and he’s like shut up, and I am going, ‘get out of here.’ Genuinely asking him to move-“

“I go, ‘No, what am I going to do then?’” Greenfield chimes in. “And Jake goes, ‘I’d like so that you can transfer please I’d identical to to be alone.’ And I stated ‘no, then I’m going to be alone.’” 

Seems like a traditional Nick and Schmidt fiddle…  

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