Since paying a reported $500 million to drag The Office away from Netflix and to its Peacock streaming service, NBCUniversal has appeared more and more wanting to do a reboot of the massively standard sequence.
NBCU’s chairman of leisure content material Susan Rovner put the proverbial ball within the courtroom of Greg Daniels, who tailored the U.Okay. model of The Workplace to American tv. Rovner advised Deadline that “at any time when Greg Daniels needs to do one, we’re standing by.”
In January 2021, Daniels did not rule out a reboot of The Workplace, saying such a factor is “not unattainable.” He did say, nonetheless, that his Amazon Prime Video sequence Add, in addition to his Netflix sequence Area Pressure, a sequence by which Steve Carell stars and is a co-creator, are taking over a lot of his time at present. Daniels’ need to be concerned, and the curiosity of a few of the present’s former stars, would doubtless be the largest obstacles for a reboot.
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There may also clearly be some pushback from followers about rebooting such an iconic sequence, particularly if Carell, who portrayed boss Michael Scott for the primary seven seasons, doesn’t return. The important and fan reception of the eighth season, the primary by which Carell was not current, holds a 44 p.c Tomatometer rating and 57 p.c viewers rating on Rotten Tomatoes, the bottom of any single season.
The sequence’ ninth and last season was well-received, nonetheless, and the present ended on a excessive word with Carell making a cameo within the sequence finale to be the very best man at Dwight’s (Rainn Wilson) marriage ceremony. To additional signify the present’s conclusion, Jim (John Krasinski) and Pam (Jenna Fischer) additionally moved away from Scranton, abandoning a Dwight-run workplace.
The doable extended reunion of Michael, Dwight, Jim, and Pam could be an unimaginable second for The Workplace followers who loved the present’s 9 seasons. Now, we simply have to attend and see if Greg Daniels needs to do it.
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