Despite the show ending its nine season run in 2013, there has been a recent surge of The Office affiliate projects that have satiated the needs of longtime Dunder Mifflin fans and clients. 2020 has certainly been no exception to this, with the recent children’s book, and the upcoming publication of Andy Greene’s The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s: An Oral History.
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The book, released on March 24, will feature the voices of actors, creators, and writers, going behind-the-scenes of the hit sitcom. It depicts the origins of the show at the BBC, the drama of Steve Carell’s departure, including insights into how the office of The Office operated.
Hilarious, heartwarming, and revelatory, The Office gives fans and pop culture buffs a front-row seat to the phenomenal sequence of events that launched The Office into wild popularity, changing the face of television and how we all see our office lives for decades to come.
The book is formatted like an interview, which gives it an exclusive, straight-from-the-horse’s-mouth feel, and you’ll feel like an NBC insider by the time you reach the end. Through the eyes of the cast and crew, you can see what went on in the writing process, plus some interesting information about the show’s final two seasons. It gives a fuller picture of the culture of the show and reminds the reader how and why it has such a rich longevity of cultural value.
You can get your hands on the book at the end of the month, and until then enjoy your re-watch of the hit series on Netflix.
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In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Varys actor Conleth Hill provided his thoughts on his time on Game of Thrones and not all were positive. Hill revealed he was ‘disappointed’ with the final few seasons of the show, and was upset about Varys’s death, specifically, he was saddened that Varys did not get to have a final scene with Littlefinger, as Littlefinger had been his nemesis.
Hill said he ‘kinda dropped off the edge’ after Season 6, noting Varys himself was also pushed to the sidelines and had not been focused on as much. Hill was frustrated by this but understood that, as a show about a great number of characters, he understood that not everyone could hold the spotlight. He said that though the last few seasons were not the best part of the experience, he thoroughly enjoyed his time on the show, over all.
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He noted his favorite Varys scenes involved talking with Tyrion as they traveled in the cart together across Westeros, but commented that he was “dismayed” that Varys seemingly dulled a little in the later seasons, making mistakes he would not have previously made.
Still, Conleth Hill did say that his inclusion in the show was perhaps the high point of his career, saying it was surreal to be working on such on a huge show. His favorite moment was when they shot at Fair Head in Ireland, which is coincidentally where Hill grew up and where he first dreamed of being an actor.
Game of Thrones will air its final episode this Sunday at 9pm ET on HBO.