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James Spader Interview on 'The Office'

Reports are that James Spader is in talks with The Office to appear next season as Steve Carell's replacement in the Scranton office and then eventually Dunder Mifflin's CEO.

As we have seen, he is a powerful negotiator. No doubt these skills were honed on the set of Boston Legal with the Priceline.com Negotiator himself, William Shatner.

Here's an excerpt from his fictional interview as Robert California in The Office season finale:


"You don’t work in sales, do you? ... You see, I sit across from a man, I see his face, I see his eyes. Now, does it matter if he wants a hundred dollars of paper or a hundred million dollars of deep-sea drilling equipment? Don’t be a fool. He wants respect. He wants love. He wants to be younger. He wants to be attractive. There is no such thing as a product. Don’t ever think there is. There is only sex. Everything is sex. You understand that what I’m telling you is a universal truth, Toby?"

"Okay, I’m almost a little concerned …