LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Mindy Kaling
and B.J. Novak
, who played on-and-off lovers Kelly and Ryan for eight seasons on "The Office," are to return for the U.S. sitcom's finale.
The show is wrapping up its nine-season run on NBC this spring.
Showrunner Greg Daniels told TVGuide.com Kaling and Novak, who were also writers and producers on the show, should reprise their roles in the upcoming, one-hour series finale.
The actors are now working together on the Fox comedy, "The Mindy Project."
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