There has been numerous discuss a reboot of The Office, and now it seems to be one step nearer to changing into a actuality. NBCU boss Bonnie Hammer informed Deadline plainly, “It is my hope and goal that we do an Office reboot.”
NBCU not too long ago paid $500 million to take The Office away from Netflix and launch it by itself streaming service, referred to as Peacock, beginning in 2021. Hammer mentioned conversations are ongoing about bringing again The Office as a reboot, nevertheless it appears nothing is determined but.
“The Office comes back to us in January 2021. It is my hope that we can figure what that great reboot would be,” Hammer mentioned. “We are having conversations.”
There have been rumors and stories a couple of new model of The Office for years already. Actor Steve Carell, who starred on the present because the boss Michael Scott, flamed the rumor fires in an look on Saturday Night Live final 12 months.
The Office, which was tailored from the Ricky Gervais BBC present of the identical title, ran for 9 seasons from 2005 to 2013. The American present was developed by Saturday Night Live and The Simpsons author Greg Daniels, who not too long ago teamed up with Carell for a new Space Force show for Netflix.
While no reboot of The Office has occurred but, two of the present’s stars are teaming up for what sounds like a can’t-miss podcast about the history of the show.
According to at least one report, the character Michael Scott won’t be in the reboot. Carell mentioned in an interview that he thinks it’s a bad idea to bring back The Office. Not solely ought to the present not come again, nevertheless it additionally may not work if it has an analogous tone, he mentioned.
“The climate’s different. I mean, the whole idea of that character, Michael Scott, so much of it was predicated on inappropriate behavior,” he mentioned.