Rumors of a the Office (US) reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Sunday (September 27) as reports claimed that NBC confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2021.
UPDATE 28/09/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Can you believe it's been 15 years since the Office (US) first aired?! (15 years, 6 months, 4 days to be exact.)
Why in the world did the Office (US) end?
When the Office (US) came to an end after 9 years in May 2013, 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 (US) reunion disappoint people?
The Office (US) aired from 2005-2013 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 (US) movie?
In a recent interview, Rashida Jones (who played Karen Filippelli between 2006 and 2011) said she can't imagine a Office (US) 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 Brian Baumgartner (who played Kevin Malone) 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 (US) movie and it sucked, then it would, you know, blemish it.”
On the subject of whether there could be a Office (US) film, B. J. Novak stated : “I think it's a bit of a case of ‘the book is better than the movie’.”
What about a Office (US) reboot?
Recasting the Office (US) 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 (US) reunion, a Office (US) movie, or a Office (US) reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role?
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