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Craig Robinson Will Star In His Own NBC Comedy From The Creators Of 'The Office'

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act October 19, 2012 at 5:24PM

Funnyman/actor Craig Robinson will star in a new series sold to NBC by The Office executive producer Greg Daniels - a yet-to-be-titled sale penned by Owen Ellickson (supervising producer for The Office).
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Craig Robinson

Funnyman/actor Craig Robinson will star in a new series sold to NBC by The Office executive producer Greg Daniels - a yet-to-be-titled sale penned by Owen Ellickson (supervising producer for The Office).

The project, according to Deadline, will follow a talented musician (played by Robinson) with rough edges, who adjusts to his new life as a music teacher in a big-city middle school, where he encounters teacher politics and the temptations of single moms.

Robinson also has a connection to The Office as a member of its cast, since the first season.

He'll be appearing in at least 3 feature films in 2013 - The End of the World, We The Peeples, and Rapturepalooza.

The lead role in a comedy series on a major network would obviously be a good look for him. But several hurdles still have to be jumped over before it actually becomes a series; scripts have to be written, a pilot has to be shot; the NBC has to love the pilot before orderin a season, etc...

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