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Trejo signs up for Muppets film

Danny Trejo has confirmed he will be joining Ricky Gervais in the new Muppets movie.

The film, co-written by Jason Segel, has been assembling a star-studded cast which includes the Machete star and Ricky alongside Amy Adams, Jack Black and Emily Blunt.

"I am in The Muppets, isn't that cool?" the Mexican-American actor revealed in Hollywood.

Speaking as he promoted his new film Death Race 2, Danny confirmed he's signed on for a cameo in the film, which is also said to have a role for Lady Gaga.

"I want to play one of the Grumpy Old Men!" he laughed.

"I want be like 'Shut up!' - one of those guys sat up in the balcony," he joked.

The 66-year-old said he hasn't been told what the story will involve but that he's always been a fan.

"I thought they were amazing, man," he insisted.

The actor currently stars alongside British actors Luke Goss and Sean Bean in Death Race 2.

:: Death Race 2 is out on DVD and Blu-ray on December 27.

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