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Jason Segel To Star In Punk Rock Parenting Pic 'The Other F Word'

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by Kevin Jagernauth
October 19, 2012 2:55 PM
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Jason Segel and music, are like peanut butter and chocolate. The actor rarely heads into a project that doesn't have him contributing at least a bit of musical flavor, whether it's slappin' de bass with Paul Rudd while listening to Rush in "I Love You Man," creating a vampire puppet theater show in "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," trying to live his dream as the drummer of Dimension in "Freaks And Geeks" or just going all-out with the Muppets in "The Muppets." But now, he's going to put a safety pin through his ear and spike that hair up.

Segel and Drew Pearce ("Iron Man 3," "Godzilla") have sold a pitch to Fox that will find them adapating Andrea Blaugrand Nevins' documentary "The Other F Word" into a feature film. Nevins' flick was a fairly tepid look (read our review here) at real-life punk rockers, who are also Dads, and the complications and compromises that ensue. Certainly, the material is there to create a decent little dramedy, and we suspect that's what Segel and Pearce will be aiming for as they co-write and co-produce the project.

So add it to Segel's development pile, and the pictures he's likely to consider once his stint on "How I Met Your Mother" draws to a close. Until then, here's the trailer for the original.

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2 Comments

  • Punk's Dead | March 15, 2013 11:01 AMReply

    This is not the Sequel to SLC Punk!. The Sequel to SLC Punk! is called Punk's Dead and will be released in 2014.

  • fxt | October 19, 2012 3:36 PMReply

    Sequel to SLC Punk? It's funny -- I loved that movie when I was in my early teens, but I didn't realize Segel was in it until years later, after he got really high profile post-I Love You Man and I bothered to really check his IMDB page

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