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John Krasinski tricked ‘The Office’ showrunner into letting him wear a wig and cut his hair

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Seems John Krasinski is simply as massive of a trickster as his character on “The Office.”

In a current interview with Mashable, the present’s hairstylist Kim Ferry recalled the “Quiet Place” star, now 40, needed to look within the movie “Leatherheads” whereas nonetheless engaged on the third season of “The Office.”

The catch: Krasinski must cut his hair for the position, and Greg Daniels, the comedy’s showrunner, had vetoed the cut.

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The actor leaned into his character — workplace funnyman Jim Halpert — and recruited Ferry to drag a quick one on Daniels, 57, purchase tricking him into letting Krasinski wear a wig.

John Krasinski attends the "A Quiet Place Part II" World Premiere at Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center on March 08, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

“He paid for the wig — a human hair wig made by a friend of mine, Natascha Ladek, who’s the best wig maker in town,” Ferry recalled. “She came in to do a secret little fitting for him, she made the wig, we got it, and it looked amazing. [Krasinski] came in a little later that day, and I had the wig hidden in a little secret spot ready for him. When it was just him and I, I put it on him, and then he went out and filmed.”

The plan was for the actor to disclose his trick to Daniels the following morning, however the two really met later within the day at Daniels’ workplace the place the reveal was made.

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Ferry adopted Krasinski to Daniels’ workplace, the place B.J. Novak, a author and star of the present, approached her.

“Hey Kim, is this about John’s wig?” Ferry remembered being requested. “Well, I’ve gotta tell you … I just saw John and I feel like we’re gonna know if it’s a wig or not.”

John Krasinski as Jim Halpert in the third season of 'The Office.' (Photo by Mitchell Haaseth/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images)

“I’m thinking like, ‘Uh-huh. He doesn’t know John’s wearing [the wig] right now,'” mentioned the hairstylist. “So it made me feel better. And I was like, ‘Well, that’s interesting.'”

Ferry mentioned she peeked into Daniels’ workplace, the place she noticed Krasinski had taken the wig off and set it in entrance of the author.

“The first thing Greg said was, ‘Wow. You guys have balls,’ and then goes, ‘But I have to say I didn’t see that coming,'” mentioned Ferry.

Finally, Daniels allowed for Krasinski to make use of the wig and he was in a position to seem in “Leatherheads.”

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“It was worth it cause he really wanted to do that movie and I didn’t want to disappoint him,” mentioned Ferry. “It was nerve-wracking, but it turned out okay. Thank God.”

A rep for Daniels didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for remark.

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