The Kidd here...
When the news first came down that Ricky Gervais was moving towards joining the cast of THE MUPPETS 2 as one of the human leads, I was a little surprised, as Gervais hardly seemed like one of my first choices to interact with Kermit and Miss Piggy and the rest of the Muppet gang for their sequel. However, once I remembered just how well he worked on his appearance of SESAME STREET a couple of years back, it started to look like a much better fit.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Gervais is in talks to fill a role that at least in stature would be similar to what Jason Segel brought to the table for the THE MUPPETS relaunch. Outside of details as Ty Burrell as an Interpol inspector, info has been tough to come by for THE MUPPETS 2, so the nature of Gervais' character is still yet to be determined. But whatever it is, I'm digging his involvement at this point.
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