Hollywood funnyman Jack Black is set to guest star in an episode of the hit show “The Office”.
At the moment, details of Black’s part are still unknown, but the episode itself follows the hilarious group of workers as they try to secretly watch a bootlegged movie at work.
The special hour-long episode titled “Stress Relief” will premiere immediately following Super Bowl XLIII, on Sunday, February 1 (10:30-11:30 p.m. ET; simultaneously to all time zones) on NBC.
“The Office” was recently named as one of the American Film Institute’s “Top 10 Television Series of the Year”. Shows such as “The Wire”, “Breaking Bad” and “Mad Men” were also honored.
In other Black news, the actor recently wrapped filming his next feature film, The Year One, starring opposite of Michael Cera. The film is produced by Judd Apatow and directed by Harold Ramis.
In The Year One, Black plays Zed, a lazy hunter-gatherer who is banished from his primitive village and set off on an epic journey through the ancient world. It is set to release in June of 2009.