Jason Segel stars in "The Muppets." Jim Spellman/WireImage.comIf you saw Jason Segel performing his character's Dracula song at the end of "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," then you had an idea that the actor liked puppets, but the truth is he's obsessed with a particular breed of them: The Muppets. The 31-year-old star of CBS' "How I Met Your Mother" adores Kermit and his friends so much, in fact, that he teamed up with his "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" director, Nicholas Stoller, to write and produce a modern adventure for the furry gang. "The Muppets," which also co-stars humans Amy Adams, Chris Cooper, and Rashida Jones, hits theaters this Wednesday. omg! caught up with Segel to see why he wanted so badly to bring the characters back to the big screen, whether he plans to work with them again, and much more.
We're almost the same age, which would have made you just 1 when "The Muppets" show ended its run. How did you come to love it?
"Yeah, we were the tiniest bit too young to have caught it, but my mom taped all the episodes and made sure that she