Thomas Middleditch, who recently can be seen doing a Southern accent in The Campaign has a very extensive improv background, performing at IO, Second City, and UCB, and was named one of Variety’s “10 Comics to Watch” in 2011. Late last night, Middleditch was officially cast to play Jeb Schrute, Dwight’s laidback younger brother, on The Office spinoff, The Farm. He’s joining Majandra Delfino who was cast earlier this week as sister Fannie Schrute. Jeb has had many zany careers: worm farmer, Bigfoot hunter, successfully running a Northern California pot farm, and he once made a workout video of things you can do with a knife and canoe. Dwight doesn’t like his lack of work ethic but who cares about Dwight, what does Mose think?
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