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Damon Wayans Jr. and Jake Johnson Are Starring in a Movie Together

NEW GIRL: The new comedy starring Zooey Deschanel as an adorkable girl who moves in with three single guys, changing their lives in unexpected ways, premieres Tuesday, Sept. 20 (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX.  Pictured:  Damon Wayans Jr., Max Greenfield, Jake Johnson. Sorry, Schmidt — next time.

You know that thing when dreams come true that you didn’t even know you had? Well, now you will, as Deadline reports Damon Wayans Jr. and Jake Johnson have been cast to star together in the buddy cop movie of sorts Let’s Be Cops. In the reunion of the New Girl pilot, Wayans and Johnson will play bored best friends who impersonate cops for fun. Shenanigans ensue when they run into real mobsters. We look forward to seeing how Wayans handles this, since we already know how Johnson will act.

Photo: Isabella Vosmikova/FOX