But now it's straight up cancelled!
Ticket holders were sent the following email on Friday:
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Sorry, Office fans!
Ricky Gervais will reportedly not be making a guest appearance on the show’s series finale. He’s just too busy working on the upcoming Muppets movie!
This just adds to our anxiety over the show's nearing end — the hour-long final airs on May 16th — but at least we have Ricky's David Brent Comic Relief video to temporarily brighten things up.