Who’s that girl? It’s Jess…ica Biel!
Former 7th Heaven star Jessica Biel is returning to television! The actress who portrayed Mary Camden on the former WB series will guest star on the season four premiere of New Girl. She’ll play Kat, who is described as “the hottest scientist in the world who ends up competing with Jess over a cute guy.”
Is Jessica Biel’s surprising New Girl appearance the beginning of a new trend of former television stars making their return to the small screen? Let’s hope so!
Let’s take a look at eight celebrities we’d love to see make a TV comeback!
1. Taylor Kitsch
Series: Hart of Dixie
Alabama forever? We’d love to see
Riggs Kitsch reunite with his former Friday Night Lights QB1 in Bluebell. Forget clear eyes and full hearts, Taylor Kitsch on Hart of Dixie can’t lose!
2. Jared Leto
An Angela Chase and Jordan Catalano reunion would be a so-called television miracle. Perhaps Leto could make his television return by portraying a secret agent on the next season of Homeland?
Side note: Jordan Catalano is one of the very best character names in television history.
3. Luke Perry
Series: The Mystery Girls
We’d love to see a mini 90210 reunion take place on the Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth comedy — but ONLY if the infamous 90210 opening title sequence makes a triumphant return from television retirement.
4. Leighton Meester
We already know Meester has the requisite pipes for Nashville, so perhaps Chiles Stanton could make an appearance on the ABC drama?
5. George Clooney
Series: Grey’s Anatomy
There’s only one man who could disrupt Meredith and Derek’s march toward happily ever after…
*Cue the song “Bad Case of Loving You (Doctor, Doctor)”
6. Sarah Michelle Gellar
Series: The Vampire Diaries
Wouldn’t ratings spike if Sunnydale’s favorite vampire slayer made a guest appearance on The Vampire Diaries? Maybe Buffy could enlist the help of Xander and Willow and get the whole Scooby gang back together again to solve one more mystery.
7. Elizabeth Berkley
Series: Pretty Little Liars
We’re so excited about the possibility of one of Bayside’s brightest students returning to television, and we just can’t hide it! Perhaps Berkley could play a new Rosewood High teacher harboring a chilling secret?
8. Adam Brody
Could the former Seth Cohen return to wreak havoc on Gotham and terrorize his former OC partner in crime?
We certainly know he’s ‘stealth’ enough for the job.
Which former TV star would you like to see make their triumphant television return?