Posts Tagged ‘Jason Segel’
Director: Pierre Coffin (Gary’s Fall), Chris Renaud (No Time for Nuts)
Screenwriter: Ken Daurio (Horton Hears a Who!, The Santa Clause 2), Sergio Pablos (Début)
Cast: Steve Carell (Date Night, Horton Hears a Who!), Jason Segel (I Love You, Man; Forgetting Sarah Marshall), Miranda Cosgrove (iCarly, The School of Rock)
Length: 1 hour 35 minutes
Synopsis: Evil villain Gru (Carell) prepares to steal the moon after his nemesis Vector (Segel) manages to purloin one of the pyramids. In order to pull off his plan, Gru adopts three young orphan girls. Though Gru sees the girls as little more than destructive nuisances at first, his attitude and love of villainy slowly begin to change the more involved he become in their lives.
Director: Nicholas Stoller (Forgetting Sarah Marshall)
Screenwriters: Nicholas Stoller (Yes Man), Jason Segel (Forgetting Sarah Marshall)
Cast: Jonah Hill (Superbad), Russell Brand (Forgetting Sarah Marshall), Sean “P. Diddy” Combs (Monster’s Ball) Elisabeth Moss (TV’s Mad Men)
Length: 1h 49m
Synopsis: Aaron Green (Hill) is an unassuming employee who works in the think tank of a major record production company that’s looking to cash in on a large scale event that will give the business more staying power. He suggests a comeback concert for fledgling English music artist Aldous Snow (Brand), who used to be as popular and successful as anyone before his last album tanked due to it being horribly offensive, idiotic, and distasteful. The studio green lights Aaron’s idea, and even insists that he himself go to England to pick Snow up and bring him to Los Angeles where he’ll perform his revival concert at the famed Greek Theater. What Aaron finds out is that such a simple task is made exceedingly difficult when the rock star continually fails to cooperate in any way, electing instead to do as he pleases – which includes partying, drugs, and women. Read the rest of this entry »
“Flight of the Conchords” co-creator James Bobin has signed on to direct the next Muppet-starred movie from Disney after original directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs) backed out to direct 21 Jump Street with Sony. Bobin had the choice to direct either the Muppets movie or a Judd Apatow comedy titled Bridesmaids.
Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller wrote the script for the Muppet movie, Segel being a confessed Muppet fanatic.
Source: Hollywood Reporter