Disney taps duo from Apatow camp to direct new Muppets movie

Variety is reporting that Disney has enlisted the team of Jason Segel and Nick Stoller to co-write/direct a new film featuring The Muppets. The pair most recently worked together on ‘Forgetting Sarah Marshall’, which was produced by Judd Apatow. They have also worked with Apatow on previous efforts, ‘Freaks and Geeks’ and ‘Undeclared’. According to Variety, Siegel was invited to speak with Disney brass after including puppets in ‘Marshall’ that were created by the Henson Creature Shop.

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