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Apatow, Segel to reunite for 'Engagement'

March 4, 2008 at 9:11 PM   |   Comments

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LOS ANGELES, March 4 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Jason Segel reportedly is to star in the big-screen comedy "Five-Year Engagement," which he co-wrote with writer-director Nick Stoller.

Segel, the star of TV's "How I Met Your Mother" and the short-lived "Freaks & Geeks," previously worked with Stoller on the soon-to-be-released "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," Variety.com said.

Filmmaker Judd Apatow is a producer on both "Sarah" and "Engagement."

"('Engagement' is) definitely an extension of our desire to explore the depth of human misery," Stoller told the trade newspaper. "If Sarah Marshall (played by Kristen Bell) and Jason's character had stayed together, this might be the sequel."

Stoller and Segel met while working on Apatow's TV series "Undeclared." Segel also had a role in Apatow's "Knocked Up" and Apatow was a writer, director and executive producer on "Freaks & Geeks."

Apatow and Stoller also collaborated on the screenplay for the Jim Carrey-Tea Leoni comedy "Fun With Dick and Jane," Variety.com noted.

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