WATCH IT NOW: John Krasinski is spreading good news with Steve Carell, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt in a new series

John Krasinski (Photo: Getty Images)
John Krasinski (Photo: Getty Images)

While self-isolating at home with Emily Blunt and the kids, John Krasinski is spreading some good news.

In his online series titled just that, Some Good News – or SGN as is written in colourful letters behind him; he’s mentioned his kids did the artwork for the show – the 40-year-old is sharing positive stories with his fans.

"No matter how dark it gets, there’s always good in the world," he says.

It all started with a tweet in which he asked his followers to send him stories they’ve heard that made them smile and feel good. And sure enough, he shared them in his very first video, with a guest appearance by Steve Carell.

Fans praised the Quiet Place director for sharing good news in what is an undoubtedly difficult time for everyone with the coronavirus crisis. And they were also very happy to see him speaking to his old boss, Michael Scott, to celebrate 15 years since The Office.


In episode two, which was just released on YouTube on Sunday, John returned with the laughs and some more good news. The highlight though? Surprising Aubrey, the biggest Hamilton fan who couldn’t see the show due to lockdown in Jacksonville in the US.

In a Zoom surprise, Lin-Manuel Miranda and the rest of the original cast of the Broadway show, said hello to Aubrey and sang her favourite song, Alexander Hamilton.

Aubrey’s second favourite character, Mary Poppins, aka, Emily Blunt, also made an appearance – and it was magical!


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