Why ‘The Office’ Fans Shouldn’t Expect a Reboot Anytime Soon – Showbiz Cheat Sheet
As The Office approaches its move from Netflix to NBCUniversals Peacock in January 2021, some fans are wondering whether a reboot is coming. When the new streaming service was first announced back in September 2019, NBCU indicated its desire to revive the hit comedy. But now, it seems a reboot of The Office wont be happening anytime soon. Though there could be a potential reunion on the horizon.
NBCUniversal wants a reboot of The Office
Steve Carell as Michael Scott on ‘The Office’ | Chris Haston/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank
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On Sept. 17 of last year, NBCU expressed hope in a new Office U.S. series for Peacock during an interview with Deadline.
It is my hope and goal that we do an Office reboot, former NBCU Chairman of Direct-to-Consumer and Digital Enterprises, Bonnie Hammer, said at the time. The Office comes back to us in January 2021. It is my hope that we can figure