Jason Segel takes human lead in new Muppets movie
'How I Met Your Mother' actor writing and producing the Disney flick
The plot of the next Muppet movie may be a mystery, but it’s at least known now that Jason Segel
has signed on to the adventure.
The “How I Met Your Mother
” actor will be the human lead character in the film, playing a man seeking to find and reunite the Muppets, according to Heat Vision
. Segel also penned the script with Nicholas Stoller and is producing alongside of David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman (Mandeville Films/TV).
James Bobin, who directed “Flight of the Conchords” and some episodes of “Da Ali G Show” is slated to direct.