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03/31/2011 04:16 pm ET | Updated May 31, 2011

Rainn Wilson On 'The Office': 'Ready, Willing And Able To Move On'

Steve Carell, lead star of "The Office" and Dunder Mifflin boss, is leaving the show after seven seasons -- his final episode is April 28th. While the show is reloading with guest boss Will Ferrell and finale guests Ricky Gervais and Will Arnett, Carell's now-former co-star, Rainn Wilson, isn't so sure the show can survive without Carell.

Speaking to NY Magazine's Vulture blog, Wilson commented on Carell's departure, saying, "It's not like we're besty-best friends hanging out all the time, but it's an incredible loss. That said, we're 148 episodes in, and the show needs some reinvention. Most likely it's the show's downfall, though. I'd say 85 percent downfall, 15 percent brilliant re-creation."

And, when asked whether he'd be okay with the show coming to an end, Wilson said: "I would not object. I'm ready, willing, and able to move on, I'd like to go back to theater. Theater is f***ing hard and time-consuming, and there's not enough time while doing 'The Office' to rehearse and run a play."

Carell is leaving to pursue other projects, such as starring in movies, and in addition, Wilson could do the same. He headlines the upcoming dark comedy "Super," which has been drawing rave reviews, and has toplined movies before. He also appears in the upcoming idie film, "Hesher," with Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Natalie Portman.

For more, click over to NY Magazine.com.

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