TV & FILM

Adrianne Palicki Heads To 'About A Boy'

Adrianne Palicki, a cast member in "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," poses at the Los Angeles premiere of the film at the TCL Chinese
Adrianne Palicki, a cast member in "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," poses at the Los Angeles premiere of the film at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Thursday, March 28, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Adrianne Palicki is reuniting with her old "Friday Night Lights" boss Jason Katims.

EW has confirmed that the former "FNL" star has booked a guest arc on NBC’s "About a Boy," which is executive produced by Katims, playing the love interest of David Walton’s Will, the man-child at the center of the show and of the book by Nick Hornby, on which the series is based. Palicki, who will play a doctor named Samantha Lake, is set to appear in seven episodes.

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