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Fightin' Dwight Schrute

PopWatch has not yet confirmed the delicious rumor that both Joss Whedon and J.J. Abrams will be directing episodes of The Office. I hope it’s true; I’d love to see Dwight, armed with his goose-carving knife and gaydar wand, combating vampires and/or polar bears. Until then, I’ll settle for having Dwight fight another scary, undead creature, Donald Trump, in NBC.com’s Apprentice/Office battling bobbleheads game. (Thanks to reader Mike Morrison, a.k.a. the PopWatch Star Wars Virgin, for the boxing-businessmen tip.)

UPDATE: Awesome! NBC Universal has confirmed to EW’s Dan Snierson that Whedon and Abrams are indeed both directing episodes of The Office. Watch for them to air around late February.

Originally posted January 10 2007 — 11:00 AM EST

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