Rainn Wilson is stepping into a new role, and fans won’t be seeing it so much as hearing it.
In the former “Office” star’s latest venture, he portrays Terry Carnation, the “Pope of the Paranormal,” in “Dark Air with Terry Carnation”, a darkly comedic new podcast.
Created by Wilson and Aaron Lee, the podcast explores the on-and off-air exploits of host Terry Carnation, described as “a late-night talk-radio show host who deals with bizarre topics, outrageous callers… and gets caught up in a mystery of his own.”
The first season consists of 14 episodes, released weekly, with Wilson joined by Karan Soni (“Deadpool”) as his co-star and Al Madrigal (“I’m Dying Up Here”) as his boss.
Additional guest stars in season one include Yvette Nicole Brown, Tom Lennon, Mindy Sterling, Jason Reitman, Sam Neill, Nathan Fillion, Mark Proksch, Rizwan Manji, Kevin Smith and Desmin Borges, in addition to his former Dunder Mifflin co-workers Kate Flannery, Angela Kinsey and Creed Bratton.
The podcast is produced by Thom Harp and Chris Kelly, and by production companies Imperial Mammoth, Kelly & Kelly and Audioboom.