Though has decided to step aside from "" sequel, it has recently been rumored that the comedian would still be involved in the upcoming project and could possibly make a cameo. However, the actor himself shot down the rumor as claiming that he will totally leave the puppet film franchise.
Insisting that he will not appear in "The Muppets Sequel", Segel told The Playlist, "No, no cameo. It was a very distinct choice on my part." Still, he admitted that Walt Disney Pictures asked him to tackle a minor role in the film, but he refused. "Of course I was asked to do it. I did exactly what I set out to do, if that makes any sense," he said.