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Tina Fey Joins 'Muppets' Sequel, Will Guard Russian Gulag


Ricky Gervais will have some Golden Globes-hosting company on the set of The Muppets 2. His similarly Elmo-loving Invention of Lying co-star Tina Fey has now reportedly joined the cast of the sequel as well, and will play a Russian gulag prison guard. Assumedly, this is the same part previously described as a "Russian femme fatale," but that was before the involvement of Fey, who I guess we're still pretending is not a beautiful, desirable woman. At least until 30 Rock finishes up its sweatpants jokes.

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