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Oprah Winfrey Wants Her Own Piece of The Office

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Oprah Winfrey, Rainn Wilson
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Oprah Winfrey doesn't mind a little rain.

Rainn Wilson, that is.

The Office star tells us that he's in talks to hop on board the Oprah Winfrey Network bandwagon. He's not developing a new sitcom for Ms. Winfrey, but…

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Wilson says that OWN is interested in working with SoulPancake, a website he started with a group of friends to help promote creativity and discussions about life and spirituality (Check out the site yourself to get a better idea of what it's all about).

"We're kind of in negotiations to try to do short pieces for their website or as [on-air] interstitials," Wilson said Friday at a party for the new SoulPancake book. "I think it will be a good match."

Wilson first met Winfrey in March 2009 when she interviewed him for her satellite radio show about SoulPancake and his belief in the Baha'i faith.

As for that ongoing question of who will replace Steve Carell on The Office, Wilson joked, "Weird Al Yankovich. He would make an excellent replacement."

Random suggestion, yes? Not really. Weird Al was actually at the party because he's one of the many contributors to the book.

Also at the soiree were Carell and Office-mates Leslie David Baker, Phyllis Smith and Creed Bratton along with Josh Radnor, Ellen Page and Sarah Silverman. FYI: Make sure to read what Silverman told New York magazine about her nude scene in the upcoming movie Take This Waltz. It's pure Silverman hilarity.

The party also featured a professional bubble blower and a juggler with a menu by Freshology and drinks from Milagro tequila.

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