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Rainn Wilson Drops Social Media Star From New Project After Backlash

27th October 2014

Funnyman Rainn Wilson has dropped Internet star Curtis Lepore from his new scripted series after receiving backlash from fans appalled by the fact he had recruited a man involved in a rape case.The Office star...

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Rainn Wilson Heading Back To Television

8th January 2014

Former The Office star Rainn Wilson is returning to the small screen in a new U.S. drama series.The Emmy-nominated actor wrapped his nine-year run on the popular sitcom last May (13), and now he is...

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Rainn Wilson Producing Mental Health Tv Special

30th September 2013

Actor Rainn Wilson is helping to raise awareness about mental health issues by producing a new Tv special.The Office star is producing Life Continued: Defeating Depression for his SoulPancake company and the show will air...

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Fascinating Fact: 3850892

5th September 2013

American Pie star Jason Biggs and Rainn Wilson will be showing off their tennis skills on Thursday night (05Sep13) when they take on former professionals Chris Evert and Monica Seles at the U.S. Open. The...

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Rainn Wilson Pens 'Memoir'

18th July 2013

Actor Rainn Wilson has turned author after penning his first 'memoir'.The Emmy Award nominee, who is best known for his role as awkward paper salesman Dwight Schrute on hit U.S. Tv show The Office, has...

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Michael Scott Returns To Scranton In Fitting Office Finale

By Joe Wilde | 17th May 2013

Steve Carell has come a long way since he first introduced himself to America as Michael Scott, the hapless boss of Dunder Mifflin's Scranton branch, but even after two years (and two seasons) away from...

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The Office Stars Stranded After Flight Leaves Early

4th May 2013

The Office star Rainn Wilson has taken aim at airline chiefs after he and his castmates were left stranded on Friday (03May13) when their plane took off without them.The show's stars were on their way...

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Youtube To Offer Comedy Week Beginning May 19

25th April 2013

For all of those people who find exploring YouTube on their own too daunting and wait for a friend to email them a link to something they've found to be compelling, innovative, clever, or humorous,...

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Stars Defend Oscars Host Seth Macfarlane

25th February 2013

Russell Crowe and Steve Martin are among the stars to have defended Seth MacFarlane's stint hosting the Oscars.The 'Family Guy' creator has come under fire for some of his more daring jokes at the Academy...

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The Office's Rainn Wilson In Hilarious Angus T Jones 'Filth' Spoof

By Hayley Avron | 28th November 2012

The Office star Rainn Wilson (he plays the role of Dwight) has recorded a spoof of Angus T Jones’ recent interview, in which he branded Two and a Half Men (the show he’s paid thousands...

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U.s Office Spin Off Given The Red Light

By Jack de Aguilar | 30th October 2012

Fans of The Office won't be swapping filing cabinets and printers for scenic views and organic vegetables, as the rural spin off, previously announced in January and starring Dunder Mifflin's egomaniac salesman Dwight Schrute has...

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Rainn Wilson's Office Spin-off Not Picked Up

30th October 2012

Funnyman Rainn Wilson's The Office spin-off has been shelved by bosses at U.S. Tv network Nbc.Earlier this year (12) the comedian shot a pilot episode of The Farm, which centred around his character Dwight Schrute's...

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Rainn Wilson's The Office Spinoff 'The Farm' Cancelled

By Lorna Greville  | 30th October 2012

As the end of The Office is nigh, it was expected that various spinoff shows would be tried and tested. The idea that got farthest is The Farm which even had a pilot made. The...

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30th March 2012

"My wife and I have been going down to Haiti a fair amount and helping out down there. Sean Penn has an incredible charity down there, it's unbelievable, I can't say enough good things about...

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Seth Rogen Plays The Dude In The Big Lebowski Play

30th March 2012

Actors Seth Rogen, Christina Hendricks, and Rainn Wilson hit the stage in Los Angeles on Thursday (29Mar12) for an adaptation of cult classic The Big Lebowski.Rogen played slacker The Dude/Jeffrey Lebowski, portrayed onscreen by Jeff...

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Funnyman Rainn Wilson Stirs Controversy With Date Rape Joke

21st February 2012

Comedian Rainn Wilson has vowed never to joke about date rape again after coming under fire for a crude remark he posted on Twitter.com on Monday (20Feb12).The Office actor, 46, caused a stir when he...

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Fascinating Fact 12736

26th January 2012

Comedian Rainn Wilson is set to front his own TV spin-off from the hit U.S. version of The Office. The series will focus on the funnyman's character Dwight Schrute and his life on a beetroot...

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Rainn Wilson's 'Dwight' To Star In Office Spin-off?

26th January 2012

The U.S. Office character Dwight Schrute, played by actor Rainn Wilson, looks to be getting a promotion, with news emerging that he will front a Nbc spin-off show in 2013, according to Deadline.com. The show...

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Rainn Wilson For The Office Spinoff?

26th January 2012

NBC is reportedly planning a spinoff of 'The Office' featuring Rainn Wilson. The actor plays the eccentric Dunder Mifflin staffer Dwight Shrute and network bosses are said to be considering giving him his own show...

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Ed Helms, Jon Cryer And Wilson Complete Gruelling Triathlon

19th September 2011

Funnymen Ed Helms, Jon Cryer and Rainn Wilson put themselves to the test on Sunday morning (18Sep11) when they competed in a gruelling triathlon in California - all in the name of charity.The Hangover star...

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Jenna Fischer Is Expecting A Boy

20th July 2011

Jenna Fischer has revealed she is having a boy.The 37-year-old actress - who stars as Pam Beesly in the US adaptation of 'The Office' - is expecting a baby with her screenwriter husband Lee Kirk in...

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Natalie Portman And Benjamin Millepied Welcome Son

15th June 2011

Natalie Portman and her choreographer fiance Benjamin Millepied have welcomed a baby-son. Oscar winning actress Portman is reported to have given birth on Tuesday (14th June 2011) but no further details have been released, according...

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Natalie Portman Could Quit Hollywood For Children

11th May 2011

Natalie Portman, the American actress who scooped the Oscar for 'Best Actress' in February, has hinted that she may quit acting for the sake of her children. Natalie Portman is currently expecting her first child...

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Steve Carell's Replacement Rumours Intensify

29th April 2011

Steve Carell, the American actor and comedian, has officially left Nbc's hit show 'The Office' having played the hapless manager 'Michael Scott' for seven seasons, reports the Press Association. Steve Carell's character departed during a...

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Liv Tyler 'Liberated' In New Movie Super

2nd April 2011

Liv Tyler's new film 'Super' was a labour of love, according to the actress.Liv Tyler, daughter of Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and star of Lord of the Rings, was speaking in an interview with Screencrave. She...

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Elizabeth Banks Names First Child Felix

31st March 2011

Elizabeth Banks has welcomed her first child and named the baby-boy 'Felix'.Elizabeth Banks, the American actress and star of '30 Rock', has welcomed her first child via surrogate, reports the Los Angeles Times.Banks and husband...

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The Things They Say 21025

31st March 2011

"I always get on conference calls four minutes late, because it's not so late that it p***es people off, but it's just late enough to show how important I am." Office star Rainn Wilson jokes...

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Fascinating Fact 11138

23rd March 2011

Actor Rainn Wilson's father, Robert, once had a science-fiction novel published in the mid-1970s. The book, entitled Tentacles of Dawn, is now a collectors item. Wilson read an extract from the book during his appearance...

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Steve Carell To Be Joined By Will Ferrell On The Office

27th January 2011

STEVE CARELL is to be joined by WILL FERRELL on the US sitcom 'The Office: An American Workplace'STEVE CARELL, the American comedian and actor who plays the hapless boss Michael Scott on 'The Office: An...

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Christina Perri Performs Live On Conan Show

8th December 2010

CHRISTINA PERRI, the 24-year-old American singer songwriter who rose to fame after making a video of herself singing in her bedroom, performed live on the CONAN O BRIEN show last night (7th December 2010) to...

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