'The Office' Revival in the Works at NBC

NBC and producers Universal Television declined comment.

NBC is getting ready to put pen to paper on a revival of The Office.

From what we understand, the revival will feature a blend of new and old characters, and jt's been made clear that Steve Carell will NOT be reprising his role as the branch's regional manager, Michael Scott.

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NBC is reportedly considering reviving "The Office" in the 2018 - 2019 season.

NBC's The Office itself was a remake of the British The Office, which ran for two series in the United Kingdom before the American remake debuted in 2005.

'I don't think it'll ever happen, ' she said.

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Network president Bob Greenblatt has previously said he'd be keen to bring it back if there was interest.

Most of "The Office's" other main stars, including Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, Ed Helms, Craig Robinson and Mindy Kaling, are also busy with other projects. But I'm not sure it's realistic. They had growth. Jim and Pam left Dunder-Mifflin. The report clearly calls for a continuation of the story of Scranton's Dunder Mifflin offices. Carrell departed the show in its seventh season, while the series ended with Season 9 in 2013.

But the success of NBC's recent "Will & Grace" return likely cemented the idea, and put an "Office" reboot on the fast track. "It would nearly have to be a scenario where it's 'the lost tapes of The Office,' where you somehow go back in time and there's all of these lost stories where we weirdly look 5 years older".

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