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Rainn Wilson appears in a promotional photo for the series finale for The Office in 2013. - Provided courtesy of Chris Haston/NBC

Rainn Wilson let US Airways have it after he and six of his fellow co-stars from "The Office" were left stranded by the airline when a connecting flight to Scranton departed early without them.

The 47-year-old actor was set to fly to the Pennsylvania town, where "The Office" takes place, for the show's wrap party. The workplace comedy is set to end its run after nine seasons on May 16 with the series finale.

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Rainn Wilson appears in a promotional photo for The Office. - Provided courtesy of NBC

Looks like NBC won't be airing the adventures of Dwight Schurte and his family farm. Rainn Wilson, the actor who plays Dwight on "The Office" told his Twitter followers on Monday, October 29, that NBC "passed" on the show.

"Farm Update: NBC has passed on moving forward with The Farm TV show. Had a blast making the pilot - onwards & upwards!" Wilson Tweeted.

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Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski and Ed Helms appear in a scene from The Office in 2011. - Provided courtesy of Chris Haston / NBC

NBC's Emmy-winning comedy series "The Office" is set to end after season 9, which premieres in September.

The website Deadline reported the news on Tuesday, August 21, quoting series developer and executive producer Greg Daniels as saying during a conference call: "It was a hard decision but this is going to be a real gangbuster season."

Rashida Jones talks about The Big Year, which is slated for release on October 14, 2011. - Provided courtesy of Fox 2000 Pictures

Rashida Jones got a chance to work with her "hero" Steve Martin in her new film "The Big Year." The actress, who is known for her roles in "Parks and Recreation" and "The Office" said that she "worships" her three co-stars in the recently released comedy.

"The Big Year," which opened in theaters on October 14, follows three men who are avid bird watchers competing to spot the rarest birds in an annual event.

Josh Groban appears in this photo posted on his Facebook page on July 25, 2011. - Provided courtesy of facebook.com/JoshGroban

Josh Groban is set to appear on the upcoming eighth season of the NBC comedy series "The Office" - the first without Steve Carell.

Groban, known mostly for ballads, including his version of the 2002 hit "You Raise Me Up," has acted before. The 30-year-old, who commands a loyal fanbase made up of mostly teenage and adult female fans, recently starred in Carell's latest film, "Crazy Stupid Love," as pretentious lawyer-boyfriend of Emma Stone's character.

Steve Carell appears in a scene from the NBC series The Office. - Provided courtesy of Chris Haston / NBC

Steve Carell earned his sixth and final Emmy nomination for his role as egotistical boss Michael Scott on the NBC series "The Office."

The 48-year-old actor recently left the show, which aired its seventh season finale in May. He has said he would exit "The Office" so he could spend more time with his family.

Steve Carell and Will Ferrell appear on The Office in a April 14, 2011 episode. - Provided courtesy of NBC

Will Ferrell will appear on "The Office" on April 14 to begin his four-episode arc, which sees him reuniting with his "Anchorman" co-star and friend Steve Carell.

Check out a preview of Will Ferrell's appearance on "The Office" below.


Will Ferrell has signed up for a four-episode arc of "The Office" where he will star alongside his "Anchor Man" co-star and friend Steve Carell.

According to Deadline, Farrell will play an "inappropriate" branch manager from the company's home office. The site reports that Farrell will stick around for at least one episode after Carell's character Michael Scott departs from the series.


Ricky Gervais is set to make a cameo appearance on the United States version of "The Office" on January 27 says NBC.

Gervais will be reprising the role of David Brent, which he played in the original British version that he helped create, according to The Associated Press.


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