The Office Revival: Where Is the Cast Now and Who Might Return?

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Is it time to return to Scranton, Pennsylvania? NBC reportedly thinks so and might be bringing The Workplace again to life.

Whereas some individuals may be feeling like Stanley on pretzel day, for a lot of followers, this information may really feel extra like Toby has returned—for good. How might any model of The Workplace probably be the identical with out nearly all of the primary forged?

TVLine’s report already famous Steve Carell won’t be returning, and that the brand new present, ought to it come collectively, might be a “combine of latest and previous forged members.” Viewers already know from the previous few seasons of the present’s unique run that Dunder Mifflin with out Michael Scott is sort of a Jim with no Pam, that is to not say there weren’t a couple of brilliant spots, however Michael Scott-much less seasons eight and 9 have been undoubtedly not as robust.

Whereas it’s a little bit of an issue for the revival that The Workplace turned most of its primary forged into massive stars, a surprisingly giant variety of these stars have stated they’d be up for returning if a reunion or revival have been to occur. So all NBC actually has to do is maintain them to their phrase, and this revival might turn into precisely the journey to Scranton we have all been dreaming of. 

Scroll right down to see what the forged has been as much as recently and what they’ve stated about an Workplace reunion. 

Zach Woods

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What’s he as much as? Woods seems in The Submit and has been popping up all over the place from Ghostbusters to Enjoying Home and his HBO comedy Silicon Valley.

Would he return? Woods has been mum about returning to The Workplace, in all probability as a result of he is so busy. Time will inform…

Paul Lieberstein

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What’s he as much as? Lieberstein has been introduced in as showrunner to vary issues up on Fox’s Ghosted. He additionally wrote and directed Track of Again and Neck.

Would he return? Hmm…in 2014 he informed TMZ “there isn’t any probability” for an Workplace reunion or film, however quite a bit can change in a handful of years…

Oscar Nunez

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What’s he as much as? Nunez lately appeared in Baywatch, Shameless, Individuals of Earth and The fifth Quarter.

Would he do it? In all probability, he is reunited with the forged off digital camera a couple of occasions.

Brian Baumgartner

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What’s he as much as? The actor has stored busy with roles on Hand of God, Good Conduct and Life in Items.

Would he return? He reunited the forged at his  wedding ceremony in 2014, so likelihood is fairly good in the event that they needed Kevin, Kevin can be again.

Kate Flannery

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What’s she as much as? Flannery has a number of tasks within the pipeline in line with IMDb, and you may typically see her performing in her musical comedy duo The Lampshades (which we extremely advocate for those who ever get an opportunity). 

Would she return? She does not appear to have publicly stated something about it, however we might be shocked if Meredith did not at the least make an look. In reality, we might be nervous if she did not. 

Angela Kinsey

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What’s she as much as? Kinsey appeared within the just lately canceled Netflix collection Haters Again Off and has roles in a number of upcoming tasks, together with Andover, Extracurricular Actions and The fifth Quarter.

Would she return? Kinsey recurrently reunites together with her costars off digital camera (and posts about it) and when the revival information hit, she took to Twitter. “Ummm @nbc name me…. have a fast query for you. Additionally name @creedbratton as a result of he’s blowing up my telephone. Okay. Thx. Byeeeeeee,” she tweeted. She just lately stated she’d love a reunion. “Everyone is doing so many issues, however signal me up, I might do it,” she stated.

Leslie David Baker

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What’s he as much as? Leslie David Baker has been appearing persistently since The Workplace wrapped, most just lately popping up on Raven’s House and Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Tv. He’s set to seem in 2018’s The Happytime Murders.

Would he return? In all probability? Solely saying that as a result of it does not seem he is commented within the press and what would The Workplace be with out Stanley?

B.J. Novak

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What’s he as much as? Not an entire lot this yr when it comes to appearing, however he has written a number of books. He appeared in 2016’s The Founder and recurred on The Mindy Challenge.

Would he return? Novak was fast to shoot down the thrill Carell sparked with a tweet about The Workplace‘s reunion. “No,” he informed Andy Cohen when requested if there was truly speak of a revival. “That was a really Michael Scott transfer of him, I feel.”

Ellie Kemper

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What’s she as much as? Oh nothing, simply starring in her very personal critically acclaimed Netflix present referred to as Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. She additionally does some cartoon voices and has a younger son. 

Would she return? The Workplace was Kemper’s massive break, however unusually it seems she hasn’t been requested about returning for a reunion just lately. She has reunited with forged members on numerous events, each in entrance of and off digital camera.

Craig Robinson

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What’s he as much as? A number of films and a starring position on Fox’s Ghosted

Would he return? Perhaps, although perhaps not if it is a full-blown TV present. “Underneath the appropriate state of affairs, completely, sure,” he advised Hey Giggles earlier this yr about attending a reunion. “I feel it’d need to be a film or one thing. That’d be dope.” 

Creed Bratton

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What’s he as much as? Greater than you may understand. He is been working steadily as an actor since The Workplace ended, and he at present has a pair films popping out through which he performs “Quarrelsome Saloon Man City 2” and “Cowboy Man.” He is undoubtedly additionally busy together with his web site, 

Would he return? In all probability. We hope so. There aren’t any quotes from him about his ideas on the idea of an Workplace reunion, however we type of want that even the actual Creed stays as mysterious as potential. 

Ed Helms

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What’s he as much as? Helms has a few films arising and just lately returned to Comedy Central for a Pretend Information particular.

Would he return? He only recently advised Larry King he would “be open to doing something with these people,” and again in Might, he informed E! Information to signal him up. “I might be there in a second,” he stated. “I miss these individuals a lot.” Nevertheless, he additionally very just lately admitted he did not actually consider a reboot would ever occur, so his feedback have been in all probability relatively theoretical. 

Mindy Kaling

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What’s she as much as? So, so many issues. She has a brand new present coming to NBC referred to as Champions, and she or he’s additionally about to have a child any day now. 

Would she return? “I liked engaged on the present and I used to be there for eight years,” Kaling stated on The Speak again in September. “I feel that if Greg Daniels, who did the American model of the present, he is such a genius, and if he have been to be answerable for it, I can not think about that I would not need to assist out indirectly, or write, and I really feel like in all probability the remainder of the forged feels the identical.”

Phyllis Smith

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What’s she as much as? The second season of The OA begins filming in January, and since she was in each episode of season one, we will solely assume she’ll be in each episode of season two.

Would she return? “I feel it will be a very nice concept. I have never heard something. It was such a pleasure to work with these individuals, so any time they need to pull us again collectively, I might be on board instantly,” she stated.

Rainn Wilson

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What’s he as much as? He was in a few episodes of Star Trek: Discovery, and he is received a pair films popping out. He has additionally spent a little bit of time this yr ranting about how he isn’t Dwight Schrute (as a part of a podcast). 

Would he return? He says he would. Earlier this yr, he informed Cinema Mix, “Yeah, I might be up for that. A reunion episode or type of like…proceed on with a pair little films right here or just a little restricted collection there.”

Jenna Fischer, White House Correspondents Association Dinner

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How busy is she? She has an upcoming ABC present referred to as Splitting Up Collectively that is set to return out subsequent yr. 

Would she return? She claims she’s up for it, although she thinks it will be “logistically troublesome” to get everybody again collectively, particularly with many actors beneath contracts with totally different networks, she informed Metro in September. “I imply, pay attention, huge wigs make issues occur on a regular basis, so I am not going to face in the best way of something, however I am unsure…However, like I stated, individuals have methods of creating issues occur in the event that they need to make them occur. Studios speak and make offers and negotiate issues, so I do not know, however I might like to work with that group of individuals once more in any capability. We might all get collectively and do one thing not referred to as The Workplace, or I might do an Workplace film, or I might do an Workplace miniseries! No matter it’s, I am all the time up for it, so if someone can work out how you can get everyone again in the identical room, then let’s do it.” 

John Krasinski, 2017 SAG Awards, Arrivals

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How busy is he? Pretty. He is at present in publish-manufacturing on the film A Quiet Place, which he made together with his spouse, Emily Blunt, and he is about to star within the Jack Ryan collection for Amazon. 

Would he return? He’d in all probability do a cameo on the very least. He informed Harpers Bazaar in 2016 that he was “completely” open to a reunion. “I’ve no drawback doing one thing like a reunion film or a reunion present. I assumed that our expertise was so good, so simply let me know what the story is that is ok that might deliver us all collectively and I am there.” 

NBC declined to touch upon the unique revival studies, however Robert Greenblatt, chairman of NBC Leisure, beforehand advised Deadline there was speak about extra The Workplace. The community has already introduced again Will & Grace to nice success.

“We frequently speak about The Workplace, I’ve talked to [Greg Daniels] 4 occasions over the previous few years. It is all the time, ‘perhaps some day however not now’,” Greenblatt informed Deadline. “There’s definitely an open invitation however we do not have something occurring proper now. If he needs to do it, I might do it.”

That was again in August.

Do you need to see an Workplace revival? Who do you hope seems in it?

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