January 27, 2013 |
As rows of screaming fans stood behind him on the Screen Actors Guild Awards red carpet Sunday, Rainn Wilson kept his cool. "I'm not worried," he said. "They keep them tranquilized. " Wilson did not appear worried either as "The Office," now in its ninth season, quickly approaches its final episodes. "I could not be more excited for these next 10 episodes. We have always succeeded at combining emotional truths and crazy antics -- and that's exactly what we'll do. " SAG 2013 : Winners | Live updates | Complete list | Red carpet It's this love for crazy antics that has Wilson hoping his character Dwight Schrute's exit from the show involves "a launch into space.
August 21, 2012 |
"The Office" will end after next season -- that's what he said … he being executive producer Greg Daniels. In a conference call with reporters Tuesday, Daniels said the veteran comedy would come to an "exciting" close in May, after its ninth season. "All questions will be answered this year," he said during the call -- one of them being who is behind the documentary that has been chronicling the lives of the paper hustlers. Daniels also teased that some familiar Scranton-ites -- though he would not name them -- will make appearances as the show nears its end. PHOTOS: TV's axing and exits If you're hoping for a return of "that's what she said" master Michael Scott (Steve Carell)
June 9, 2011 |
Would you rather win an Emmy or have your face on a T-shirt? Or on a bobble-head that has somehow found its way into more than a million homes? Or be the inspiration for a perennial Halloween costume? "Actually, can I just answer, 'All of the above'?" says three-time Emmy nominee Rainn Wilson, who plays the socially stunted micromanager Dwight on "The Office," an improbably popular character that has graced numerous tees, sold bobble-head dolls by the truckload and inspired many men to don short-sleeve, mustard-hued shirts and geek glasses on Oct. 31. "I may not have won any Emmys," Wilson adds.
July 24, 2010 |
Hollywood's biggest studios come to Comic-Con International in San Diego with their wallets wide open. They charter private jets, hire fleets of limousines, book blocks of high-end hotel rooms and ensure with countless assistants and publicists that their stars, directors and producers never have to lift a finger. The makers of "Super" came to the fan boy gathering in very different circumstances: trying to make ends meet. Most Hall H panels focus on big-budget studio spectacles with million-dollar stars, but Friday's presentation for "Super" was a study in the opposite extreme.
May 6, 2010
SERIES World's Toughest Fixes: In the season premiere, Sean Riley heads to Wyoming, near Yellowstone National Park, to help rebuild one of the first ski lifts in the country with the help of a special helicopter (6 and 9 p.m. National Geographic). The Office: A suspicious Michael (Steve Carell) thinks his girlfriend (Amy Pietz) is cheating on him and asks Dwight (Rainn Wilson) to investigate in this new episode (9 p.m. NBC). 30 Rock: Staff members' moms visit for Mother's Day: Liz (Tina Fey)
December 10, 2009
SERIES Stossel: The former co-anchor of ABC's "20/20," John Stossel makes the leap to cable news with the premiere of this weekly series, taped live before a studio audience, focusing on libertarian and economic issues (5 p.m. Fox Business). Bones: Brennan's father (Ryan O'Neal) invites a distant relative (Zooey Deschanel, Emily's real-life sister) to spend Christmas with him and his daughter (8 p.m. Fox). The Office: Despite uncertainty over the future of their company, Jim and Dwight (John Krasinski, Rainn Wilson)