Greg Daniels has his palms full with “Utopia” and “House Drive,” however that does not imply he is unwilling to return to “The Workplace.”
Collider reported on Wednesday that Daniels shouldn’t be ruling out a continuation of “The Workplace,” although the showrunner added that nothing associated to the present is in energetic growth.
“No, but it surely’s not unimaginable. It’s not unimaginable for positive. I might wish to be concerned, and I’ve acquired two different exhibits I’m engaged on proper now,” Daniels advised Collider.
Daniels served as showrunner for the primary 4 seasons of “The Workplace” earlier than departing to co-create NBCUniversal’s similarly-beloved “Parks and Recreation.” Daniels resumed showrunner duties for the ninth and last season of “The Workplace,” which concluded in 2013.
“The Workplace” has been again within the information following the acclaimed office comedy’s shift from Netflix to the NBCUniversal-owned Peacock streaming service in the beginning of 2021. NBCUniversal has closely performed up its unique streaming rights to Peacock in latest weeks, although the corporate’s determination to lock most of the show’s seasons behind Peacock’s premium paywall stunned some followers. That stated, NBCUniversal additionally provided a extra constructive shock for followers by releasing a never-before-seen “The Matrix” cold open spoof that includes Dwight Schrute (Rainn Wilson) following the present’s transfer to Peacock.
A few of “The Workplace” solid members have shared their ideas on a possible reunion or spinoff lately. Leslie David Baker, who starred as Stanley Hudson on all 9 seasons of “The Workplace,” launched a Kickstarter marketing campaign to fund a by-product primarily based on his character in July 2020; the campaign has exceeded its $300,000 goal and can be used to fund a pilot episode. Jenna Fischer and John Krasinski, who portrayed Pam Beesly and Jim Halpert, respectively, have additionally expressed curiosity in reviving “The Workplace.”
Nevertheless, not all the present’s stars have been eager to take part in future “The Workplace”-related tasks; Steve Carell, who portrayed Michael Scott, expressed disinterest in reprising his position throughout an interview in 2018.
As for Daniels, the opposite two exhibits he’s engaged on are Netflix’s Carell-led “House Drive” and Amazon’s “Utopia,” each of which have been renewed for second seasons.