Jason Segel to star in 'Sex Tape' for Jake Kasdan, Sony
Published Mar 22 2012, 14:59 GMT | By Simon Reynolds
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is attached to star in comedy movie Sex Tape
for Sony and Bad Teacher
director Jake Kasdan.
star will play one half of a married couple who make a sex tape, only to find that it has vanished the next morning.
Kate Angelo wrote the script for the project, which was snapped up by Sony and production company Escape Artists last June, says Variety
Nicholas Stoller, who worked with Segel on Forgetting Sarah Marshall
and The Muppets
, was previously slated to direct the comedy.
Segel can next be seen starring opposite Susan Sarandon in Jeff, Who Lives at Home
, in which he plays a slacker who spends the day with his brother (Ed Helms).
He recently revealed that he won't be returning for a Muppets
sequel, saying that he is "ready for a little puppet break".
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