Majandra Delfino Heading To Office Spinoff (Report)
First Published: August 19, 2012 2:26 PM EDT Credit: Getty Premium
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Move over, Mose — Dwight Schrute now has a sister.
Majandra Delfino has been cast in NBC’s “The Farm” (a spin-off from “The Office,” focusing on Rainn Wilson’s beet-farming character Dwight), according to Entertainment Weekly’s Inside TV blog.
The 31-year-old actress — best known for her roles on “Roswell,” ABC Family’s “State of Georgia” and “Quarterlife” — will play Fannie Schrute, Dwight’s “pseudo-intellectual lefty” younger sister, the blog reported.
Additionally, Deadline reported Fannie fled the Schrute family beet farm/bed & breakfast for a faster-paced life in Boston, but will find herself back on the farm, child in tow, after getting a divorce.
“The Farm” is being penned by former “The Office” showrunner Paul Lieberstein and will be introduced during an episode of the long-running NBC comedy later this season.
-- Erin O’Sullivan
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