Steve Carell Confirms He Won’t Appear in New ‘The Office’ Series

Steve Carell has confirmed that he will not reprise his role as Michael Scott in the upcoming revival of “The Office.”

Last week it emerged that the series had been picked up by Peacock. Initially, believed to be a reboot or spinoff of the original hit NBC show starring Carell, Variety later reported that the show will be a new mockumentary with a new cast set in the same universe. That did not stop fans from hoping Carell would still make an appearance but in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the actor dismissed the speculation.

“I will be watching but I will not be showing up. It’s just a new thing and there’s really no reason for my character to show up in something like that,” he said Monday at the premiere of his new film “IF.”

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