'Arrested Development' Books John Krasinski for Guest Role
John Krasinski | Photo Credits: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images.
John Krasinski will be out of a job at Dunder Mifflin soon, but don't worry; he's lining up some alternate work.
Krasinski, who'll wrap up his nine-season run as smart-aleck desk jockey Jim Halpert when the series airs its finale May 16, has lined up a guest appearance on the upcoming relaunch of beloved cult sitcom "Arrested Development," a Netflix spokesperson told TheWrap on Monday.
As is the trend with the "Arrested Development" guest appearances, character details are in short supply. However, Krasinski joins a rather impressive list of guest stars. "Mad Men" star John Slattery, Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig and Conan O'Brien, among others.
The "Arrested Development" relaunch -- which premieres all 15 episodes on Netflix May 26 -- is also bringing back a number of actors who appeared in the show's original run on Fox from 2003 to 2006, including Henry Winkler, Ben Stiller and Liza Minnelli.
EW.com first reported the news of Krasinski's casting.