Musician Josh Groban is reportedly set to star in the US version of The Office. According to Deadline, he has been lined up to play the brother of Ed Helm‘s character Andy Bernard in the long-running NBC comedy series.
This role will be the 30-year-old singer’s first major TV acting stint since he appeared in Ally McBeal 10 years ago. He has also recently been seen in movie Crazy, Stupid, Love alongside The Office main character Steve Carell.
Actor James Spader will star as Robert California in the show in its eighth season, which is scheduled to premiere on the US network on September 22. The 51-year-old star played the part in the final episode of series seven, in which he was interviewed for the Scranton branch manager’s job.