The Office US boss on why he won't reboot show

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The Office US co-creator Greg Daniels has once against spoke about the future of the show, stating that if it ever comes back, it won't be as a reboot.

Speaking to The Wrap, the TV boss said: "I don't like to think of anything as a reboot, you know what I mean? Because I feel like we ended that story beautifully. The characters had closure.

"I would never want to redo that same show with a different cast, because I think we got the luckiest cast, the best cast ever, in TV, to do that show. So the notion of a reboot is not of interest."

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He does have some idea of what he would like to do if the show ever comes back, and that's a spin-off (or a sister show, he's not too sure of the terminology).

"The notion of maybe something like the way The Mandalorian is a new show in the Star Wars universe, you know what I mean? Something like the notion of this documentary crew doing a documentary about a different subject," he explained.

"That, I think, could be intriguing and creative. But I don't even know what you would call that. I don't know if that's like a sister show or something. I don't know what the term is. But it doesn't feel like 'reboot' would be the appropriate term for that."

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There were reports in September that Daniels was moving forward with something The Office-based, but he called it "very speculative" and he will make an announcement as soon as there is news worth announcing.

He said: "The fact that it kind of blew up based on one line in a Puck piece was kind of cool, I guess, in the sense that the fans still care a lot."

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