Ricky Gervais In Talks For Lead Role In THE MUPPETS Sequel

Ricky Gervais In Talks For Lead Role In THE MUPPETS Sequel

Brilliant British comedian and actor Ricky Gervais is reportedly in talks to join the cast of James Bobin's highly anticipated sequel to 2011's The Muppets in the lead human role. Hit the jump for a few more details!

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ricky Gervais is closing in on a deal to star in the sequel to The Muppets. While Modern Family star Ty Burrell has already signed up to play "a lazy Interpol inspector", it's thought that Gervais' role will be as the lead human character and similar in scale to that of Jason Segal's in the first instalment of the rejuvenated Disney franchise. There's currently no details on who he will play as the script has been kept under wraps. Here's hoping for a cameo from Karl Pilkington, eh? Be sure to sound off with your thoughts on this news in the usual place!




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Josh Wilding
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Filed Under "Other" 12/17/2012 Source: The Hollywood Reporter
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