Yet another comedian is negotiating to join the cast of “The Muppets 2.” Tina Fey is reportedly looking to follow the footsteps of her fellow Golden Globe host Ricky Gervais by taking a role in the film.
The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Fey is in talks to play the part of a “Russian gulag prison guard.” Not sure how the Muppets will end up in Russia, but it seems like their European adventure will take them to the east.
Also in the film is “Modern Family” star Ty Burrell, who is playing a “lazy Interpol inspector.” Gervais is slated to fill in the shows of Jason Segel as “The Muppets 2’s” human lead, as Segel isn’t returning this time around.
James Bobin is directing the movie off a script he wrote with “The Muppets” scribe Nicholas Stoller. The film stars shooting in London this month.