The 'Mistress America' star will play Mindy's patient
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The Mindy Project - Season 5

Greta Gerwig is taking her talents to the small screen to guest-star on an episode of Hulu’s The Mindy Project, EW can exclusively reveal. The actress will play one of Mindy’s (Mindy Kaling) patients carrying a big secret about Danny (Chris Messina).

Gerwig previously worked with Kaling on 2011’s No Strings Attached, a romantic comedy where the two played the main character’s (Natalie Portman) friends. More recently, she starred and co-wrote 2015’s Mistress Americaand 2013’s Frances Ha. She’s next headlining Maggie’s Plan, out this May, alongside Ethan Hawke, Bill Hader, and Maya Rudolph.

Hulu hasn’t set a date for Gerwig’s appearance, but the show returns for the second half of its fourth season April 12.

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The Mindy Project - Season 5
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Mindy Kaling’s rom-com follows the hilarious lives of an OBGYN and her medical practice coworkers.

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