NBC Passes on "The Office" Spinoff, Starring Rainn Wilson

By Andrew Gans
October 30, 2012

NBC has decided not to move forward with a spinoff of the hit series "The Office," which is currently in the midst of its final season.



The previously announced spinoff, "The Farm," was scheduled to star Rainn Wilson, who plays Dwight Schrute on "The Office."

Wilson posted on his Twitter account, "NBC has passed on moving forward with The Farm TV show. Had a blast making the pilot - onwards & upwards!... PS Keep watching the AWESOME final season of The Office. Many surprises & hilariousities coming!"

Rainn Wilson, a two-time Emmy nominee for his work as Dwight Schrute on NBC's "The Office," was  seen at the Guthrie in productions of Philadelphia, Here I Come!; The Venetian Twins; and The Importance of Being Earnest. He has also appeared on Broadway in London Assurance and The Tempest