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Rainn Wilson's Office Spinoff, The Farm, Not Picked Up by NBC

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Don't quit your day job, Dwight (Rainn Wilson)!

NBC has decided not to go forward with The Farm, a spinoff of The Office centering on Wilson's character Dwight Schrute running a bed and breakfast inn.

Wilson broke the sad news to his fans on Twitter, saying, "Farm Update: NBC has passed on moving forward with The Farm TV show. Had a blast making the pilot - onwards & upwards!"

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Still, viewers will get to at least take one trip to The Farm as NBC will air the pilot episode as a backdoor pilot during The Office's final season.

Roswell alum Majandra Delfino plays Dwight's sister Frannie in the episode, while CollegeHumor's Thomas Middleditch took on the role of his brother Jeb.

Way back in January, we chatted with Wilson about the possible spinoff. "We are talking about a Dwight spinoff. It could be really cool. It would be on his farm which would be a bed and breakfast and have a crazy menagerie of characters," he explained. "It would be even more far out than The Office. We're talking about it. It's a good idea. We're mulling it over."

(E! and NBC are both part of the NBCUniversal family.)

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