• Jon Hamm returns to workplace storytelling in “Corner Office” as Orson, a new employee who finds an escape from his colleagues in a secret room.
  • The exclusive clip introduces Orson critiquing his coworkers, showcasing Hamm’s comedic talent in a departure from his dramatic roles.
  • Hamm’s versatility is highlighted as he continues to explore roles in comedy, drama, and thrillers, breaking any typecasting in the genre.

Jon Hamm returns to the world of workplace storytelling with the comedy movie Corner Office. Hamm leads the star-studded comedy as Orson, a new employee of the corporation known as The Authority who struggles to connect with his colleagues, but finds an escape when he discovers a room he’s told doesn’t exist and helps him find the confidence to quickly climb the corporate ladder. Joining Hamm for Corner Office‘s cast are Community alum Danny Pudi, True Detective‘s Sarah Gadon and The Last of Us‘ Christopher Heyerdahl.

Ahead of the movie’s theatrical release, Screen Rant is proud to present an exclusive Corner Office clip.

The video, as seen above, introduces audiences to Hamm’s misfit Orson as he quietly observes his various office coworkers while visiting the water cooler. Orson holds nothing back in his critiques of his colleagues, including a drawing of the horizon by one of their children, which he dryly hates for its “flagrant inaccuracy.”

Corner Office Continues Hamm’s Best Post-Mad Men Trend

Jon Hamm in Corner Office

Though Corner Office may put Hamm back in the same cycle as that of his star-making role of Mad Men‘s Don Draper, the movie actually continues his best trend since the AMC show ended of his comedy work. While the Emmy and Golden Globe winner did initially play up his traditional good looks for such serious projects as Ben Affleck’s The Town and Baby Driver, he has made an even bigger name for himself in the comedy genre over the past decade, beginning with his acclaimed uncredited role in Bridesmaids.

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Hamm’s larger dive into the world of comedy hasn’t seen him entirely abandon his dramatic roots, taking roles in the likes of the acclaimed political thriller Beirut, neo-noir thriller Bad Times at the El Royale and 2022 box office smash Top Gun: Maverick. This has similarly extended to the small screen, with Hamm serving as the narrator for Legion season 2 and leading the cast of the upcoming Fargo season 5.

With his character proving to be more of a misanthrope akin to Stephen Root’s Dilbert from Office Space, Corner Office also further breaks any typecasting for Hamm in the comedy genre. Whether it be Tag‘s suave business executive Bob Callahan, Confess, Fletch‘s eponymous witty private detective or a seedy salon owner in The Jesus Rolls, Hamm’s willingness to explore a variety of roles without solely doing the same type makes him a continued delight to watch.

Corner Office will be available in select theaters, on digital, and On Demand on August. It will arrive on DVD and Blu-ray on September 12.

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