Stephen Colbert Lands Post-'Report' Role on 'Mindy Project'

February 21, 2015 6:14 PM

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Stephen Colbert Lands Post-'Report' Role on 'Mindy Project'

Producers wouldn't elaborate on when Colbert's guest appearance would air or how long his character's arc would last, although Variety speculates that, given his upcoming Late Show duties, Colbert's Mindy Project stint is likely a short one. Kaling also posted a photo of Colbert in costume with a priest's robe and collar and a full salt-and-pepper beard. Colbert began cultivating the scruffy facial hair after The Colbert Report ended, because as he told E! News, "I was curious what I actually looked like and it turns out it's this."

While Colbert has revealed that his satirical persona will not be joining him when he segues into Letterman's role, there's no word yet whether the silver beard will still be intact when Colbert steps onstage at The Late Show's Ed Sullivan Theatre on September 8th. However, Colbert wouldn't be the f...

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