is the role he’ll never shake.Generally, when a guest-host monologue turns into Q&A format, you know a surprise cameo or two are likely to happen, and in this case, we got three, as some former costars tried to pressure Carell into a sitcom reboot so they could collect a big payday.
Notably absent: new Jack Ryan actor John Krasinski, and
‘s latest Harry Mudd, Rainn Wilson. They’re clearly too busy rebooting other properties at the moment.Carell also asked the question we always want to know when
goes this route with the monologue: are the regulars supposed to be playing random commenters, or themselves? In this case, Kenan Thompson’s answer, combined with a reference to the reboot he would be “honored” to make, has our nostalgia-senses tingling.Could an AmericanÂ
reboot work? In the U.K. version, Ricky Gervais’ David Brent got an entire movie based upon his attempt to live the dream of being a rock star. Carell could easily do a version of that, but it might not include the other actors who are looking to return. If you think it’s a good idea, or even if you don’t, let us know what you’d think about more