Jason Segel to Star in Muppet Movie


He’s been attached as a co-writer for Disney’s upcoming The Greatest Muppet Movie of All Time, but now Jason Segel has also signed to star as the human lead in the film.

He also will join David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman of Mandeville Films/TV as a producer on the project.

James Bobin is set to direct the movie, the plot of which is under wraps. It is known that Segel plays a man on a quest to find and reunite the Muppets.

Segel wrote the script with Nicholas Stoller.