'The Office' Season 9 pics: Meet new employees Clark Duke and Jake Lacy

The final season of "The Office" will introduce two new cast members, and you can take a look at them right here. Mostly.In the second row in the conference room sit Clark Duke ("Greek") and Jake Lacy ("Better With You"), who are playing two guys hired to fill Kelly's (Mindy Kaling) customer-service job -- and make up for all the time Kelly didn't spend working. That's Duke with the glasses, and Lacy's head is poking up behind Oscar's (Oscar Nunez).Also: Andy (Ed Helms) is either really excited or really shocked about something.The Season 9 premiere is called "Workplace Bullying," and while NBC hasn't released a synopsis yet, we have to believe it involves this interactin between Duke's character, also named Clark, and Dwight (Rainn Wilson). Because, come on, how often does Dwight just hand something to someone without an ulterior motive?Take note of the background in this picture. It looks like Nellie (Catherine Tate) has...

The Office Season Premiere Pic: Welcome, Clark Duke!

Clark Duke will make his debut as a new Dunder Mifflin employee on the September 20 premiere of The Office Season 9 . Will the cubicle-dweller be met with warm arms or prank-filled ones? Based on the following photo, along with the title of the opener ("Workplace Bullying"), we're gonna go out on a not-so-crazy limb and say that Duke's Clark may wanna be extra careful in two weeks...

Tom Bower Joins the Cast of Dwight's Office Spinoff

The Schrute family tree is adding another branch. Tom Bower ( It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia ) is joining the cast of the Dwight-centric Office spinoff The Farm as Dwight's ( Rainn Wilson ) great-uncle Heinrich Manheim, Deadline reports.

'The Office' Spinoff Casts Dwight's Brother

Thomas Middleditch will play Jeb in the potential Rainn Wilson spinoff "The Farm."

'The Office' Season 9 is its last; Steve Carell's return 'would be fantastic,' says showrunner Greg Daniels

Greg Daniels, the man who adapted "The Office" for U.S. TV and has returned to run Season 9, spoke with the press Tuesday (Aug. 21), breaking the news that this will be the last season for the popular NBC comedy."This year feels like the last chance to really go out together and to make an artistic ending to the show that pays off a lot of the stuff that has mattered most to fans with the core characters," says Daniels. "This will be the last season of 'The Office.' We're planning a very big exciting last season.""We're going to have a lot of familiar faces coming back," Daniels continues. "We're going to Roy's wedding. David Wallace is running the show, the Dunder-Mifflin show. We have a lot of funny stories, we're telling some crazy Dwight stories we've wanted to tell for years."The question on everyone's mind is whether those familiar faces will include Steve Carell...

'Breaking Bad's' Bryan Cranston to Direct 'Office' Episode

The Emmy nominee will helm an episode of the NBC comedy's ninth season.

The Office Casting Scoop: Meet the Schrutes!

Ready to meet a couple employees at Schrute Farms? The Office has announced a pair of casting notes, both of which involve relatives of Dwight's and both of whom will star in a spinoff if NBC chooses to go ahead with one. Majandra Delfino ( Roswell , State of Georgia ) has landed the role of Dwight's sister, Fannie, while Blake Garrett ( New Girl , Bridesmaids ) will play his nephew, Cameron. Both will come on board during a special episode of The Office that will introduce viewers to life at the famous family farm. Dwight and these loved ones (and a still-cast brother named Jeb) will inherit a bed-and-breakfast in the proposed series, with Dwight having to convince his sister and nephew - who have moved to Boston - to join him in the venture. What do you think? Would you watch a Dwight Schrute spinoff?

The Office Scoop: David Denman to Return in Season 9

David Denman will be returning to The Office in the upcoming ninth season, reports. Denman will...

'The Office' adds Jake Lacy as Dunder Mifflin's newest hire

Dunder Mifflin is getting another new hire: "The Office" has signed former "Better With You" star Jake Lacy as its newest series regular for Season 9.According to TVLine, Lacy is joining the cast along with fellow newbie Clark Duke. Lacy was formerly one of the leads in FOX's midseason comedy "The Goodwin Games," but was recast with T.J. Miller. Good thing he found another show that was hiring.Mindy Kaling is leaving the series as she heads to her own FOX sitcom, "The Mindy Project" -- though she'll stick around for at least a few episodes. B.J. Novak and Paul Lieberstein are leaving as well, and Rainn Wilson could have his own spinoff.There are no details on the new characters just yet, but one thing's for sure -- the "Office" landscape will look very different in Season 9....

Mindy Kaling Returns to 'The Office' Season 9, Teases 'Game of Thrones' References in New Comedy

Confirming that she will make appearance in the season premiere and 'maybe another episode' of the NBC show, the 'Mindy Project' star claims, 'I got so attached to that character.'