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Rainn Wilson Teases New AMC Series 'Dark Winds' as 'Absolutely Fantastic' (Exclusive)

The Office star Rainn Wilson has a new AMC series on the way, titled Dark Winds, and the actor says that the new drama-thriller is "absolutely fantastic." While speaking exclusively to PopCulture.com about the new season of Radio Rental, a podcast he narrates and hosts, Wilson also offered some details about the forthcoming AMC show. "Dark Winds comes out in early June and it's a six-part series set on the Navajo reservation from the great Tony Hillerman set of novels, their murder mysteries set in the '70s."
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'The Office' Star Rainn Wilson Details His 'Demented' Role in Weird Al Biopic (Exclusive)

Rainn Wilson's years as Dwight Schrute on The Office may be a thing of the past, but the beloved actor has an exciting and "demented" role in the upcoming "Weird Al" Yankovic biopic, titled Weird: The Al Yankovic Story. In the film, Wilson portrays Dr. Demento, an infamous radio host who grew to notoriety in the '70s and '80s by playing novelty and spoof music, among other bizarre and comical content. Dr. Demento was instrumental in Yankovic's rise to fame, as he was the first to play the artist's songs on the radio.
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The Walking Dead and Office mashup? Rainn Wilson thinks, yes!

The Walking Dead universe is full of spinoff series, with several more in the works. The fandom enjoys seeing different stories in the universe as no one is sure what an apocalypse will actually look like. There are even numerous webisodes depicting side stories that tie into one of the main series. So far, there have been no mashups with The Walking Dead and another series, but Rainn Wilson has an idea.
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Rainn Wilson Pitches 'The Office' and 'Walking Dead' Crossover Movie That Demands to Be Heard (Exclusive)

Rainn Wilson is not one to rule out a possible reunion or reboot for The Office, but if he got his way the beloved series would make a new movie that crosses over with The Walking Dead instead. While speaking with PopCulture.com about Tenderfoot TV's Radio Rental podcast, which he hosts, Wilson opened up about The Office while sharing his feelings on the show's legacy and the idea of a spinoff or reboot. "You know, we've spoken here and there about like, would it be fun to do something with Dwight," Wilson said.
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'Rainn Wilson and the Geography of Bliss' Documentary Series Ordered at Peacock

The Office fans, assemble! It’s not that we had time to miss three-time Emmy nominee Rainn Wilson lately – our eternal Dwight Schrute has starred in several projects that include TV series Mom and Utopia, as well as the upcoming Weird: The Al Yankovic Story biopic. But if you like just plain old Rainn as himself, you’ll be happy to know that the actor is set to host a docuseries for Peacock: Rainn Wilson and the Geography of Bliss is a travel series that will have its titular host searching for secrets of some of Earth’s most notable places.
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Rainn Wilson relishes in the macabre and paranormal

We all know Rainn Wilson is a gifted comedic actor. He's also obsessed with the macabre, and loves his role as the host of "Radio Rental," a fictional podcast that tells true stories from people about bizarre crimes or paranormal activity they've encountered.
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Rainn Wilson relishes in the macabre and paranormal

CNN — We all know Rainn Wilson is a gifted comedic actor. He’s also obsessed with the macabre, and loves his role as the host of “Radio Rental,” a fictional podcast that tells true stories from people about bizarre crimes or paranormal activity they’ve encountered.
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Rainn Wilson Talks New Season of 'Spine-Tingling' Radio Rental Podcast (Exclusive)

In addition to his many TV and film projects, actor Rainn Wilson is also an accomplished podcast star and currently hosts Radio Rental for Tenderfoot TV. Speaking exclusively to PopCulture.com about the hit podcast series, Wilson described it as "spine-tingling" and offered some insight into the show's premise. "Radio Rental is essentially true stories of the weird, the macabre, the mystical filled with horror and strange coincidence," he began.
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Rainn Wilson Reveals How He Hilariously Dodged A Fan Of The Office During Trip To Dentist

Being famous has its perks to be sure, but there are also some hardships that come with being widely recognizable. I’d imagine that’s especially true for actors who are well-known for a specific role or who have a catchphrase of some kind (just ask Schitt’s Creek’s Dan Levy about catchphrases). These are the people who likely are the target of fan interaction (welcomed or otherwise) when engaged in even the most mundane of tasks, such as grocery shopping or — as The Office’s Rainn Wilson recently experienced — getting ready for a root canal. America’s favorite beet farmer portrayer shared that he narrowly dodged a potentially awkward fan encounter in a way that wouldn't have happened pre-COVID.
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Evan Rachel Wood, Rainn Wilson join 'Weird Al' Yankovic biopic

March 2 (UPI) -- Evan Rachel Wood, Rainn Wilson, Julianne Nicholson and Toby Huss have joined the cast of Roku's upcoming "Weird Al" Yankovic biopic. Daniel Radcliffe will play the title role. Wood will portray music star Madonna, with Wilson as Dr. Demento, Nicholson as "Weird Al" Yankovic's mother Mary...
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