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Tuesday March 29, 2011 12:59 am

Will Ferrell Dishes on His ‘Office’ Character

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Comedy, Prime Time, NBC, The Office, Gossip,

Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, The OfficeWill Ferrell finally spilled some spoilers from his Office appearance, which will begin this week on NBC. Ferrell will be around for four episodes to help fill the gap that will be left when Michael Scott (Steve Carell) leaves the show.

“My character’s name is Deangelo Vickers,” he revealed to Entertainment Weekly. “He loves the American Southwest, and he’s just kind of in his own way going to step into Michael Scott’s shoes and try to fill them.”

Ferrell is well-known to NBC viewers after his 7-season stint on SNL. But, he had a bigger reason for joining the cast of The Office, however briefly. “I’m friends with Steve [Carell] and a fan of show, and I just selfishly wanted to do one episode with him, and they pitched multiple ones, and I said, ‘that’d be great.’” And we think so too.

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