If you had hopes of a reboot of The Office with Steve Carell returning as Michael Scott, we have some bad news to break to you. It looks like Carell feels that a reboot of the series just couldn’t happen in today’s society, and we can’t say that we’d disagree.
In a recent interview with Esquire, Carell opened up about the possibility of a series reboot. Despite going off the air in 2013, The Office remains incredibly popular thanks to the help of Netflix’s streaming service. The series is being streamed by fans who watched the original run on television and by new fans who are just discovering the show for the first time. Even with it’s continuing popularity, Carell is hesitant of a reboot. He said:
Carell has a point. The “that’s what she said” joke alone would not go over as well today as it did back when the show first originally aired. He continued:
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