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Glenn Howerton, a co-creator and star of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, has landed a recurring role as a new love interest on the upcoming season of The Mindy Project,E! Online reports.

Howerton will play Cliff Gilbert, a mild-mannered attorney who works in Mindy's (Mindy Kaling) office building and woos her after they meet at work, E! reports. His character will be introduced in the fourth episode of the season.

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In a recent interview, Howerton said the tenth season of It's Always Sunny would be the show's last, but later called the statement a "misquote."

The Mindy Project kicks off its second season on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 9:30/8:30c. Are you looking forward to meeting Howerton's Cliff?