It is one of the most famous comedy series in the history of television, but also one of the most adapted worldwide. Launched in 2001 by comedians Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, The Office is about to experience a new remake – the thirteenth! – in Australia. The information was released by Prime Video Australia, which is preparing a very different version from the previous one.
And for good reason, the main role this time will be played by a woman in the form of Felicity Ward, who became famous for her stand-up shows. In this version, the actress portrays Hannah Howard, the manager of the packaging company. When he learns that management wants to cut his team and have employees work from home, he decides to enter “survival mode“To maintain the family spirit of his group.
The cast also includes Stini Raskopoulos (Duchess), Edith Poore (Rings of Power), Shari Sebens (Thor: Love and Thunder), Josh Thomson (Young Rock), Johnny Brew (What We Do in the Shadows). ), Pallavi Sharda (Twelve), Suzanne Ling Yang (Hungry Ghosts), Raj Labade, Lucy Schmidt and Firas Dirani (Househusbands).
After the adaptation in the United States by Steve Carell – which became as famous as its original version – The Office has been adapted in the Czech Republic, Finland, India, Israel, Poland, Sweden, Saudi Arabia, Quebec. In Chile, Germany, but also in France. Launched in 2006, Le Bureau, with François Berlean among others, had only one season on CANAL+.
The Australian version of The Office will be released on Prime Video in 2024.
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