John Krasinski landed role of Jim on ‘The Office’ after commercial with NASCAR’s Matt Kenseth

Jim Halpert might not be the lovable character we know today if it wasn’t for NASCAR driver Matt Kenseth. Actor John Krasinski, who played the role for nine seasons on the popular NBC sitcom The Office, reportedly landed the show after getting noticed in a commercial with Kenseth in 2002, according to The commercial ended up being watched by The Office‘s Greg Daniels...
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August 29, 2016  |  Discuss

John Krasinski picked to play iconic Jack Ryan in new Amazon series

Amazon is expanding its original television efforts, and one of the series’ it has commissioned is Jack Ryan. It’s based on Tom Clancy’s iconic book character, who went from office worker to CIA agent and a two-term president during his run in Clancy’s novels to date. Getting the right person to play such a role on a television series was likely no easy undertaking. So perhaps...
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April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Pats fan John Krasinski: Edelman's return makes it 'whole new ballgame'

Injuries and poor play of late have some worried around Patriots nation, and with good reason. New England has lost four of its last six games and has been without Julian Edelman for the last seven games. Dont'a Hightower isn't completely healthy, and while Tom Brady's ankle appears to be fine, the Patriots are far from full strength.That doesn't seem to bother Patriots fan and actor...
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January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

John Krasinski Addresses Boston Sports Haters: ‘You Guys Hate Winning’ (Video)

Notable Boston sports fan John Krasinski has a message for those who aren’t. Krasinski, who stars in the new movie “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi,” talked Tuesday about all things Boston sports with ESPN’s Michael Smith and Jemele Hill on “His & Hers,” including his thoughts on the New England Patriots heading into the playoffs. But once that part of...
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Esurance Takes Over Twitter With #ESuranceSave30 Super Bowl Campaign

Tweet out an Esurance-related hashtag, win $1.5 million dollars – it seems simple. It’s too bad that millions of other users on the social media network are doing the same. Right after the conclusion of this year’s Super Bowl, Esurance aired its #ESuranceSave30 commercial and claims to be giving away what it saved (by waiting until after the game) on one lucky citizen. Actor...
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February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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