Rainn Wilson: NBC Passed On The Office Spinoff - The Farm

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Rainn Wilson as Dwight Schrute on 'The Office' -- NBC
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Rainn Wilson as Dwight Schrute on 'The Office' -- NBC

After "The Office" wraps up at the end of the current television season, Dwight Schrute will not be heading to "The Farm."

Rainn Wilson, who plays Dwight on the NBC comedy, announced via Twitter on Monday that NBC is not picking up "The Office" spinoff, focusing on the Schrute family.

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

"PS Keep watching the AWESOME final season of The Office. Many surprises & hilariousities coming!" he added.

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"The Farm" was set to star Rainn as Dwight, alongside Majandra Delfino as Fannie Schrute, Thomas Middleditch as Jeb Schrute and Matt Jones as cousin Zeke.

-- Jolie Lash

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