What could have been: Famous actors who auditioned for NBC’s “The Office” in 2003

You knew and loved NBC’s adaptation of The Office.

Would you have felt the same way, if:

  • Seth Rogen had played Dwight instead of Rainn Wilson?
  • Bob Odenkirk had played Michael instead of Steve Carell?
  • Eric Stonestreet had played Kevin?
  • Kathryn Hahn had played Pam?
  • John Cho had played Jim?
  • Or if Adam Scott had played Jim?

Actually, when you watch these previously unseen audition tapes of these actors back in 2003, before most of them had become as famous as they are now…

Adam Scott would have made a great Jim, too. No offense, John Krasinski! Can you imagine.

Roll the clip!

It’s all part of the new DVD box set of season nine of The Office.

Sean L. McCarthy

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