Catherine Tate to star in ‘The Office’

May 19th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

London, May 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British comedienne Catherine Tate has been linked to the hit show “The Office.” The reports say Catherine is being considered for the managerial role of Dunder Mifflin’s Scranton branch.

Hollywood Reporter says Catherine is the top option for the producers of the show. She will appear in the season finale which will be aired on Thursday on NBC. There will also be guest appearances by Ray Romano, Will Ferrell and Jim Carrey in the final episode. With the inclusion of Catherine in the fold, the race for the managerial post is only going to heat up.

Famous cast members, Rainn Wilson, Ed Helms and Craig Robinson have in the past shown interest in having the role. Several other names are been bundled around for the position. The show is highly famous in the United Kingdom.

The co-creator of the show, Ricky Gervais is part of the UK version of the show. There have been rumors to the effect that the British comedian is going to join the US version of the show. However a source told Hollywood Reporter that such a move is highly unlikely. The source said such a move will have negative repercussions on the franchise.

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