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‘Beyond Our Control’: ‘The Office’ Spinoff Stalls As Lead Actor Announces $100,000 Refund

Leslie David Baker announced Thursday that she will refund $100,000 to donors of the “Uncle Stan” spin-off series of “The Office” after the project is postponed.

The 65-year-old actor has voiced his support for the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and Writers Guild (WGA) strikes that are slowing Hollywood productions, and will reprise the role of Stanley Hudson indefinitely until a deal is reached. said it would be discontinued. (Related: One of the World’s Biggest TV Series, ‘The Chosen One’ Avoided SAG Shutdown with a Kind Prayer)

“As you all know, the SAG is currently on strike and will remain on indefinite hiatus until an agreement is reached. We stand in solidarity with those in the entertainment industry and support the WGA and SAG during this time We will do our part to help,” Baker said. I have written in an Instagram post.

Baker explained that the project “took longer than expected due to circumstances beyond our control.” “The railroad delay was caused by the coronavirus lockdown and was much later than expected,” he said.

Donations to Baker’s ‘Uncle Sam’ 2020 Kickstarter campaign will be fully refunded. Baker said the campaign page showed that a total of $336,450.53 had been donated, but that amount was incorrect. according to to people. People reported that the campaign actually received $110,629.81.

“Apologies for the delay in updating. We’ve been working behind the scenes to keep everything on track and achieving rewards. We’re just as excited as you are to launch this project. Thank you very much for your patience and support,” Baker wrote.

“Uncle Stan” will follow Baker’s iconic character Stanley Hudson returning from retirement.Baker posted a short promo video On June 30th, he posted on his Instagram account:

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