Ricky Gervais Goes Family Friendly For ‘Muppets’ Sequel

A new report from The Hollywood Reporter claims that Ricky Gervais is now in talks to take over as the lead in “The Muppets” sequel from Jason Segel.

Also, Eddie Redmayne tastes the drops of “Jupiter” and “Django Unchained” could be even longer in today’s Dailies!

» Fresh off of “Les Miserables,” Eddie Redmayne could be joining The Wachowski’s “Jupiter Ascending.” [Variety]

» Watch Robert Smigel (as Triumph the Insult Comic Dog) make fun of the cast of “This Is 40″ to their faces. [Funny or Die]

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» So a bunch of “Transformers 4″ rumors cropped up today, supposedly from a leaked script. Well, Michael Bay says its a load of crap. Sorry, Unicron. [Collider]

» “Toy Story 3″ and “Star Trek Into Darkness” make for surprisingly good mash-up material. [Vulture]

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» For those of you who don’t think a 2 hour and 45 minute version of “Django Unchained” is long enough (i.e. us), there could be a longer edition coming your way, according to Quentin Tarantino. [The Playlist]

» Jack Huston has brittle bones… also he talks about his screen test for “Guardians of the Galaxy.” [MTV Splash Page]

» Ricky Gervais in talks to star in next “Muppet” movie. [The Hollywood Reporter]

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