The Rocker

Rainn Wilson makes an easy transition from TV to the big screen, going from malevolent suck-up on NBC's The Office to something a little different: A rock-and-roll never-was who gets a second shot at living the dream. Once upon a time, Robert "Fish" Fishman (Wilson) was the sweat-soaked Lycra-clad drummer for Cleveland's great hair-metal hope Vesuvius,...read more

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The Office's Rainn Wilson Is Ready to Rockā€¦ Naked

The first thing you have to wonder as Rainn Wilson — aka The Office's Dwight Schrute — disappears into his big-screen role as The Rocker (in theaters today), is whether he boasts a wealth of experience as a music man. "I got to thankfully… Read more

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Wed Sep 27 10:45pm
The Rocker HBO2

Two decades after being kicked out of a famous heavy-metal group, a failed fortysomething drummer joins his teen nephew's band. Rainn Wilson ("The Office") stars. Christina Applegate, Josh Gad, Teddy Geiger, Emma Stone. Directed by Peter Cattaneo ("The Ful (more…)

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The Rocker HBO

Two decades after being kicked out of a famous heavy-metal group, a failed fortysomething drummer joins his teen nephew's band. Rainn Wilson ("The Office") stars. Christina Applegate, Josh Gad, Teddy Geiger, Emma Stone. Directed by Peter Cattaneo ("The Ful (more…)

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Two decades after being kicked out of a famous heavy-metal group, a failed fortysomething drummer joins his teen nephew's band. Rainn Wilson ("The Office") stars. Christina Applegate, Josh Gad, Teddy Geiger, Emma Stone. Directed by Peter Cattaneo ("The Ful (more…)

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Rainn Wilson: A Dwangela Baby Would Be "Awesome"

Out promoting The Rocker, a big-screen comedy in which he plays a coulda-been metal-band star (hitti…

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  • Released: 2008
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: Rainn Wilson makes an easy transition from TV to the big screen, going from malevolent suck-up on NBC's The Office to something a little different: A rock-and-roll never-was who gets a second shot at living the dream. Once upon a time, Robert "Fish" Fi… (more)

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