Will Ferrell will be making a four episode guest appearance on this season of The Office, the fourth episode being after Steve Carell has departed from the show.
Ferrell, 43, will play a Dunder Mifflin/Sabre manager who visits the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch from the corporate home office. Ferrell’s character is said to be “just as inappropriate as Steve Carell’s Michael Scott character.”
The Office’s executive producer Paul Lieberstein (who also appears on the show as HR executive Toby) said their goal in signing on Ferrell was twofold: to help send off Carell in a big way, but also to help get Ferrell star more exposure. +Continue Reading