‘The Workplace’ Producer Reveals Why A Reunion ‘Is Extra Probably Now’ Than Ever Earlier than

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Might the crew at Dunder Mifflin get again collectively to carry a shiny spot to 2021? Creator-Producer Greg Daniels says a ‘The Workplace’ reunion is getting nearer to turning into a actuality.

Followers of NBC’s beloved The Office have been clamoring for a reunion ever for the reason that present left the air in 2013 after 9 hilarious seasons. Whereas almost eight years later it is likely to be onerous to get the whole solid again collectively once more, it’s wanting like a far higher chance than it has in years. The Workplace is now on NBC’s new streaming service, Peacock. It left Netflix after a future on Jan. 1, 2021, formally shifting “residence” and creator-producer Greg Daniels says that may be a plus in making a reunion transfer ahead.

“I believe it’s extra doubtless now that the present’s on Peacock. However no plans proper now,” Greg tells E! News, however added, “Persons are extra open to it now it looks like. I believe the difficulty is what’s left to say concerning the characters. I don’t know, it’s nonetheless fairly imprecise.”

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The solid of NBC’s ‘The Workplace’ celebrates their first 100 episodes. Picture credit score: AP Pictures

Greg famous that “The bizarre factor about that’s after we ended it, we jumped ahead a 12 months and lots of them aren’t working anymore (at paper firm Dunder Mifflin). Daniels joked that a technique round it may very well be discovering unused previous materials. “It could be enjoyable to go discover some misplaced episodes and shoot them as in the event that they have been again in 2010 or one thing,” he advised the outlet. The Workplace debuted on NBC in March 2005 and ran by way of Could 2013.

Whereas within the years since a number of the solid members have been ambivalent about bringing the present again to life for a reunion, it appeared just like the COVID-19 residence lockdown made them miss each other. Michael Scott himself Steve Carell appeared on co-star John Krasinski‘s internet collection Some Good Information in March 2020 and gushed, “Simply to see your face is so nice,” whereas John advised him, “I miss you a ton, man.” The Quiet Place star/director then added, “Pay attention, I do know everyone’s speaking a few reunion. I simply hope in the future we simply get to reunite as individuals,” referring to being in quarantine.

Two months later in Could 2020, the solid did reunite — just about — for the wedding of two The Office superfans. An engaged couple from Maryland tweeted to John, asking him to attend their wedding ceremony just about (resulting from COVID-19). John (not Krasinski) was such an enormous fan that he proposed to fiancee Susan outdoors of a comfort retailer, identical to Krasinski’s Jim Halpert did with Jenna Fischer‘s Pam Beesly on the present, minus the pouring rain. So candy!

When the couple appeared with John on the episode of Some Good Information, he shocked them on his internet collection by letting them know he was able to officiate if the marriage occurred proper then and there, and that he had turn into a registered officiant only for the couple’s ceremony. Krasinski secretly acquired their dad and mom and associates collectively by way of Zoom. Not solely did John officiate, Jenna joined in on the video wedding ceremony, even getting dolled up in a fairly costume for the ceremony.

Then John blew everybody’s minds by introducing the entire cast of The Workplace, who all appeared by way of Zoom. Steve Carell, Mindy Kaling, B.J. Novak, Angela Kinsey, Rainn Wilson, Ed Helms and extra have been available as John pronounced the tremendous followers husband and spouse. The solid additionally every did enjoyable dances from their lockdown areas to have fun the nuptials and supply a bit contact of what might have been a marriage reception. It wasn’t an official reunion within the Dunder Mifflin Scranton, PA workplace, nevertheless it was the subsequent smartest thing for followers!