Rumors of a the Office (UK) reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Tuesday (October 26) as reports claimed that BBC Two confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2022.
UPDATE 27/10/2021 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Can you believe it's been 20 years since the Office (UK) first aired?! (20 years, 3 months, 18 days to be exact.)
Why in the world did the Office (UK) end?
When the Office (UK) came to an end after 3 years in December 2003, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to their favorite sitcom characters. And since then, they have been itching for a reunion.
Would a Office (UK) reunion disappoint people?
The Office (UK) aired from 2001-2003 and is considered one of the most influential TV shows ever on pop culture. Although no original episodes have been shot since, it has remained a regular feature on many station's schedules.
Still hoping for a Office (UK) movie?
In a recent interview, Lucy Davis (who played Dawn Tinsley between 2001 and 2003) said she can't imagine a Office (UK) reunion hitting the big screen. “I'd rather people go, ‘Oh, please! Please!’ than ‘I can't believe you did that. It was horrible.’”
Co-star Ricky Gervais (who played David Brent) has also previously explained, “It would be terrible to do something and have it not be good,”. “It was so terrific ... If we did a Office (UK) movie and it sucked, then it would, you know, blemish it.”
On the subject of whether there could be a Office (UK) film, Oliver Chris stated : “I think it's a bit of a case of ‘the book is better than the movie’.”
What about a Office (UK) reboot?
Recasting the Office (UK) for a modern reboot. Hollywood is known for remaking remakes of films or tv series and the studios might think it would be great to bring the story back with a new set of characters.
Be it in the form of a Office (UK) reunion, a Office (UK) movie, or a Office (UK) reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role?
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