Now that he’s spent multiple years playing buff soldier guys in patriotic films and TV shows and enjoyed success as director of A Quiet Place, John Krasinski is ready to return to the role that made him famous: The Office’s resident camera-looking, prank-playing, shaggy-headed Jim Halpert.

During an interview for this week’s Variety, Krasinski made his interest in a show reunion clear. “People have asked if I would do ... a reunion type thing and, yes,” he says. “I need the incredible writers of our show to tell me what [Jim]’s doing because I’m kind of worried about him.”

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Krasinski goes on to make it clear that, more than anything else, it’s his interest in exploring the character further that makes the idea of a return to The Office exciting. He calls Jim’s personality something that “felt to me like a representation of a lot of people that I know and certainly myself.” Now, over five years since the series finale, Krasinski is curious what Jim’s gotten up to. “[Jim] had a lot of hopes and dreams ... and then he went to Austin to live his life and I feel like the dreams are still in his head,” Krasinski says. “So let’s see what he’s doing now.”

This isn’t the first time Krasinski has expressed enthusiasm for a reunion. Earlier this year he said he’d be down to get the gang back together, preferably for a Christmas special, to see where Dunder Mifflin’s employees have ended up after all this time. It’s probably a good idea to give him what he wants. The world deserves to know how a shared fictional universe where Jim Halpert ended up joining the military, becoming a spy, and living through the first days of a noise-based apocalypse works, after all.

[via Variety]

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