Mindy Kaling is returning to The Office — albeit briefly.
The actress says she’s going to have an opportunity to say goodbye to Kelly Kapoor on the NBC comedy this fall.
Kaling, of course, is starring in her own new comedy, The Mindy Project, on Fox this fall. But she told reporters at the Television Critics Association’s semi-annual press tour Monday that she believes she’ll appear in at least one episode of her old show. “I think I’m going to be in the premiere and maybe another episode,” she says. “That was big. I got attached to that character. It’s fun to see what’s going to happen to Kelly.”
Kaling also made a distinction between her Mindy Project character and Kapoor. “The Office in so many ways is about disguising your reactions because its a mock documentary,” she said. “In some ways, this [show] is a reaction to that.”
The actress revealed that Office co-creator Greg Daniels will direct an episode of Mindy Project during its first season. READ FULL STORY