Jason Segel is a Muppet!

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Jason Segel (Forgetting Sarah Marshall) was already attached as a co-writer for Disney's upcoming The Greatest Muppet Movie of All Time, but he has now also signed on to star as the lead in the film.

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He will also be attached as a producer on the project. James Bobin is going to direct the movie with a script written by Segel and Nicholas Stoller, who directed Forgetting Sarah Marshall.

This marks the third writing assignment from the How I Met Your Mother star, the first of which was Sarah Marshall, and the second being the upcoming Get Him To The Greek.

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Jason Segel is best known for a couple very funny starring roles: he appeared in Knocked Up and also stars in the hit sitcom How I Met Your Mother. He's fortunate enough to be included in the Judd Apatow comedy troupe.

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