Tina Fey Circling Female Lead in ‘The Muppets 2’

The former ‘SNL’ regular would star as a guard from a Russian Gulag alongside Ricky Gervais and Ty Burell.

Tina Fey circling female lead in The Muppets 2
Tina Fey circling female lead in The Muppets 2
Former Saturday Night Live star Tina Fey is in talks to join Disney's upcoming sequel The Muppets 2. The actress would star alongside Ricky Gervais and Modern Family star Ty Burrell.

Plot details are being held under wraps, but we do know that Tina Fey is going to portray a Russian gulag prison guard. Ty Burrell will be playing a lazy Interpol inspector. Ricky Gervais's character is still unknown. James Bobin will be back to direct the sequel from a screenplay he wrote with Nick Stoller.

Tina Fey most recently appeared in Shawn Levy's comedy Date Night and will be hosting The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards alongside Amy Poehler.

Production is scheduled to begin this month in London.

Muppets Most Wanted was released March 21st, 2014 and stars Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Tina Fey, Steve Whitmire, Eric Jacobson, Dave Goelz, Bill Barretta, David Rudman. The film is directed by James Bobin.

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Comments (5)

  1. Geekster

    F*ck the Muppets, the film was sh*t!

    2 years agoby @The-Mudder-F-cking-Loud-KillerFlag

  2. Dan

    Tina Fey would fit in naturally.

    2 years agoby @dan1Flag

  3. skywise

    Im pretty much game for anything Tina Fey has a hand in.

    2 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  4. justatadmatt

    I'm still unsure about Gervais in this....his brand of humor doesn't seem to fit. I think Fey is a good addition though...

    2 years agoby @justatadmattFlag

  5. ROFLitschristian

    This works. I feel like Tina Fey could really work wonders for both kids and adults in a Muppet film. I'm definitely on board with this.

    2 years agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

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