In a new interview with Vulture , the year-old actor opens up about the nude scenes he filmed for the comedy Forgetting Sarah Marshall. I thought that was hilarious," Segel, who played Peter Bretter in the film, explains. I really felt free. You have to put it in the context that this was , , and this hadn't been done before, in my recollection, where the main guy was going to be naked in the first five minutes of the movie. The guy on the poster is going to end up with the girl on the poster.
Jason Segel Naked, Shows Manhood (Again!) in New Movie
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Every day until Valentine's Day, Entertainment Weekly is celebrating our special romantic-comedy-themed Untold Stories issue. Check out all our behind-the-scenes tidbits, reunions, and oral histories — and follow LoveEWstyle on Twitter and Instagram. The shock causes him to drop his towel, showing both Sarah and the audience more of him than they could have ever expected. But that wasn't always the plan. But it just slowed down the scene so we ended up not doing that. And still, that experience didn't make it any easier on Segel when it came to filming.
Jason Segel on Full Frontal Scenes: 'I Really Felt Free'
Actor, director and author Jason Segel said that after a decade of success with movies and TV, he had a personal check-in, moved out of Los Angeles and started to write things he "really cares about" which he hopes will inspire "magic" for a younger generation. He realized that when "How I Met Your Mother" came to an end, that his "art" was still a reflection of the younger person he used to be when he wrote and starred in films like "Forgetting Sarah Marshall. He continued, "I figured out what I wanted to write about and that's what I've been doing the past few years. I've been making movies I really care about and it's a whole different feeling.
If you didn't get enough of Jason Segel 's manhood in Forgetting Sarah Marshall , you're in luck because Segel apparently drops his pants in the upcoming romantic comedy, The Five-Year Engagement Segel and Emily Blunt star in the flick out April 27 as a couple who has been engaged for—you guessed it—five years.