It’s for something much spacier.
The two are collaborating on a workplace comedy for Netflix called “Space Force,” inspired by President Donald Trump’s proposal for a space force as the sixth branch of the military, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Carell is expected to earn $1 million per episode for the show, which has no announced air date ― just this teaser trailer:
.@SteveCarell will star in a new workplace comedy series he co-created with #TheOffice’s Greg Daniels about the people tasked with creating a sixth branch of the armed services: the Space Force! pic.twitter.com/6GEFNgP18w
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It inspired some strong reactions:
This won't end well! pic.twitter.com/WsjjVErBNN
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