Los Angeles: 'New girl' star Zooey Deschanel is expecting her first child with partner Jacob Pechenik.
The 34-year-old actress and her producer boyfriend, 42, have been dating since mid 2014, reported People magazine.
"Jacob and I are over the moon. We are so excited to meet our little one," she said.
The couple worked together in 'Rock the Kasbah', which is about a washed-up American music manager who discovers a girl with an amazing voice.