Christoph Waltz Joins Cast of The Muppets Sequel

Posted by at 9:38 am on November 1, 2012

The Muppets is moving forward, even with the Star Wars Joining Forces with Disney. Variety has learned that Christoph Waltz has joined the cast of the upcoming sequel as an Interpol agent.

Director James Bobin and writer Nicholas Stoller are set to return behind the camera, but Jason Segel will not be back as the star.

“We kind of felt like we completed Gary’s story in the first one,” Stoller told ComingSoon.net in a recent interview, “and he’s mostly interested in writing stuff for him to be in, which makes sense, right? He didn’t want to go on and write the next one. I was like, ‘Do you care if I do it with James?’ He’s like, ‘Of course not.'”

Waltz, meanwhile, is set to re-team with Quentin Tarantino for this Christmas’ Django Unchained.

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