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While Jon Favreau figures out his next move, especially considering the big screen musical "Jersey Boys," which he was set to direct got put into turnaround in November, it looks like he's plotting a return to the small screen where's he had some recent success. After helming the pilot for the J.J. Abrams-produced "Revolution," NBC has tapped the helmer to get behind the camera for an episode of "The Office" as the show winds down its ninth and final season. There are no details yet on which of the remaining batch of shows will be his, so we'll have to wait and see. As TVLine notes, this isn't Favreau's first time dipping into comedy, having helmed the final episode of Judd Apatow's shortlived "Undeclared" on Fox (watch below), and of course before he became a tentpole filmmaker, he was more known for comedic stuff like "Swingers." So it »

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