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It’s been six years since we last heard from the team at Dunder Mifflin’s Scranton branch but they could return to our TV screens as a reboot of The Office inches closer to becoming a possibility. The original U.S. version of The Office, which starred Steve Carell and effectively launched the careers of supporting cast including John Krasinski, Mindy Kaling, Jenna Fischer, and Ed Helms, aired on NBC from 2005 to 2013. NBCUniversal recently announced all episodes of The Office would leave Netflix in 2021 and be available exclusively on their streaming service, Peacock.
Now, in the latest wave of news about Peacock, it would appear sights are set on making a reboot of the series happen, too. NBCUniversal Chairman of Direct-to-Consumer and Digital Enterprises Bonnie Hammer remarked to Deadline, “It is my hope and goal that we do an Office reboot.”
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Although Hammer didn’t go into specifics about what a reboot of The Office looks like at this point (and that’s totally fair considering it’s still very much in the nascent stage, if that), she did note, “The Office comes back to us in January 2021. It is my hope that we can figure what that great reboot would be,” and concluded with, “We are having conversations.”
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