Ricky Gervais and Emily Blunt are hitching a ride on the cameo train for Disney's The Muppets movie, reports Heat Vision.

Other high-profile celebrities to cameo include Alan Arkin, Jack Black, Billy Crystal, Zach Galifianakis and Jean-Claude Van Damme.

The story line sees the Muppets reunite to put on a show in order to save their movie studio from a developer.

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James Bobin is directing the project, which is currently shooting in and around Los Angeles. Jason Segel, who wrote the script with Nick Stoller, is the human lead while Amy Adams, Chris Cooper and Rashida Jones are among the human actors in key roles.