B.J. Novak Is Also An Inglorious Bastard

The Office star joins Tarantino's next

After yesterday's casting of Eli Roth, Quentin Tarantino has recruited another actor to Inglorious Bastards, his long gestating war movie. You may not have heard of B.J. Novak – and stop sniggering at his name, this is serious – but he's a key player in the US version of The Office.

He'll play PFC Utivich, a punt New York soldier. The film, which follows Jewish soldiers in Vichy-era France out for revenge on their Nazi oppressors, is set to shoot later this year.