Did you watch the Bones episode last night? It was called The Girl in the Goop, and Zooey Deschanel made a guest appearance. Lots of jokes about ‘you two could be sisters’ were made. But I have a feeling the real fun was happening behind the scenes. Emily Deschanel and her sister Zooey recently talked about working with each other.
On working on the set together…
ZD: It’s more like it was Emily’s set, so I was happy to be working for her to some degree, I guess. You’re a producer on the show, so–
ED: I guess that’s true. You are performing–you’re one of my favorite employees.
ZD: Thanks. So, it was actually really very smooth and I had a great time. I loved working with Emily. It was really fun.
On watching each other’s projects…
ZD: I think we try to do as much as we can. Emily, obviously, being on a show, there’s so much more output. I mostly do movies, so it’s like I’ll come out with something like once or twice a year and Emily has something on every week. So it’s a lot to keep up with, but I try the best I can.
ED: And I try to see pretty much everything Zooey does. Some things are harder to see because they’re either–they only have a limited release or whatever.
ZD: I think we’re relaxed, but we try to—
ED: We’re supportive, but not fanatical.