Olivia Munn and Jason Segel are set to host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 13, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. They will present 11 awards...Show More Summary
Olivia Munn and Jason Segel will team up to host this year's Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation. The "Ride Along 2" actress and "End of the Tour" actor will give out 11 awards to...Show More Summary
Jason Segel and Rami Malek arrive at the 2016 Film Independent Filmmaker Grant and Spirit Award Nominees Brunch on Saturday (January 9) at BOA Steakhouse in West Hollywood, Calif. While the 35-year-old actor’s role in The End of the Tour earned him a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead, Jason said [...]
Penn's column for Variety mansplains theater, slams a whole generation of actors and goes deep on his depression
In taking on the role of David Foster Wallace for The End Of The Tour, Jason Segel raised a lot of industry eyebrows. With his hefty resume packed with comedic gems (How I Met Your Mother, The Muppets, Forgetting Sarah Marshall), Segel wasn't an obvious choice to play an author struggling with depression and disillusionment. Show More Summary
Jason Segel, who was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for his portrayal of David Foster Wallace in The End of the Tour, is trying to navigate the murky waters of awards season — specifically, how to be proud of his performance but not let his self-esteem get caught up... More »
Vancouver’s Cary Pratt makes music under the name Prairie Cat. (I wonder how he came up with that stage name?) His music is best described as quirky indie pop and it sounds like the soundtrack to a Jason Segel movie where Segel plays Kermit the Frog singing about his adorable romantic misadventures. Cary is also […]
Actor Jason Segel and Director James Ponsoldt talked End Of The Tour, their acclaimed movie about the Rolling Stone magazine interview of author David Foster Wallace when they came to participate in Deadline’s big awards season event,...Show More Summary
As David Foster Wallace in "End of the Tour," Jason Segel is bombarded with questions by an inquisitive journalist. On Wednesday, we'll have the chance to lob questions of our own at the actor when he stops by the Los Angeles Times for a live video chat. At 3:30 p.m. PDT, Segel will be here to...
Variety has released another installment of its interview series “Actors on Actors,” this time featuring Emmy winner Bryan Cranston and star of “The End of the Tour” Jason Segel. Considering both actors got their start on comedic TVShow More Summary
As the primary Oscar contenders continue to flood theaters, the Independent Spirit Awards are kicking off the top-tier film accolades. Announced Tuesday, the nominations showcase a slew of obvious Oscar players: "Carol" leads with six recognitions, while "Beasts of No Nation" has five and "Spotlight" boasts four. Show More Summary
Jason Segel's tastes are eclectic, to say the least (or as he says, "weird and interesting and unique"). So The Envelope asked him about his influences and inspirations: Peter Sellers "Well, Peter Sellers is the big one for me. I carry a picture of Peter Sellers to set with me. I have it in my...
Why did James Ponsoldt select Jason Segel to play David Foster Wallace, one of the most acclaimed novelists of the late 20th century, for "The End of the Tour"? In hindsight, the star of R-rated comedies such as "I Love You Man" and the decade-defining TV show "How I Met Your Mother" understands...
As anyone who attended Rush's R40 tour earlier this year could attest, the Canadian prog legends have a lot of famous fans. Goofy videos that played during and after the show featured Paul Rudd and Jason Segel — who made Rush the fulcrum of their male-bonding odyssey in I Love You,...
Freaks and Geeks, which was just eliminated from our High-School TV Showdown, is chock-full of embarrassing moments — after all, it's about what it's really like to be a teenager. But for Jason Segel, who played Nick Andopolis, what he calls "one of the most uncomfortable things I have ever put... More »
Jason Segel was strolling down the street in Austin, Texas, when he rang up The Huffington Post to chat about "The End of the Tour" on the eve of the movie's DVD release. His most cerebral role yet, Segel plays David Foster Wallace during the author's promotion of the 1996 magnum opus Infinite Jest in the film. Show More Summary
No one thought the How I Met Your Mother star was qualified to play David Foster Wallace. How wrong we were. Segel talks End of the Tour, his new career act, and more.
"I'm not so sure you want to be me." It was an opportunity I couldn't pass - the chance to interview Jason Segel. He stars as the late author David Foster Wallace in one of my favorite films this year, The End of the Tour directed by James Ponsoldt. Show More Summary
Jason Segel is dapper in a suit while attending the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences New Member Reception held at Lincoln Ristorante on Monday (October 5) in New York City. The 35-year-old actor was joined at the event by Patricia Clarkson and director of the New York Programs Academy Of Motion Picture Arts, [...]
For many, the most-loved parts of Forgetting Sarah Marshall, the 2008 romantic comedy written by and starring Jason Segel, are when Segel's lovable-schmuck character performs a puppet rock opera centered around the life of Count Dracula, cheekily titled A Taste For Love. However, puppet enthusiasts might be surprised to learn that the... More »