Tag Archives: The Office (U.S. TV series) season 2

Steve Carell’s ‘Dinner for Schmucks’ shows exactly why he’s meant to be a movie star

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Steve Carell is so startlingly good in Jay Roach’s hilarious “Dinner for Schmucks” you can see why he’s ready to leave “The Office.” “I do think it’s time,” Carell told me last night at the Schmucks party at the aka Boom Boom Room atop the Standard[...]

Mindy Kaling wants Dwight to replace Michael on ‘The Office’

HollywoodNews.com: With Michael Scott leaving Dunder Mifflin later this year when Steve Carell’s contract expires without renewal, ‘The Office’ needs a new world’s best boss, and Emmy-nominated writer and producer Mindy Kaling (who plays Kelly Kapoor on the show) has cast her vote of confidence in Rainn Wilson (Dwight Schrute)[...]

Steve Carell taps into his inner super-villain in ‘Despicable Me’

By Todd Gilchrist HollywoodNews.com: Even as the bumbling boss on TV’s The Office, Steve Carell basically plays a good guy, and has frequently tackled roles that required him to charm audiences rather than creep them out. But in his new film, Despicable Me, Carell plays an animated super-villain named Gru,[...]

Steve Carell trades in “The Office” for work at the general store

Hollywoodnews.com: Steve Carell flew from his daytime job on “The Office” so that he can be with his family more often. “It’s not a negotiating tactic at all,” he claimed not looking for a higher paycheck, “It’s just that I want to spend more time with my kids right now.”[...]