Jack Black, Jason Segel get animated for holidays
December 8th, 2010
04:45 PM ET

Jack Black, Jason Segel get animated for holidays

Jack Black and Jason Segel are getting quite animated this holiday – in every sense of the word.

The funnymen are starring in a new cartoon in which they duet on the 1977 Bing Crosby/David Bowie classic, "Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy."

The tuneful toon, which appears on CollegeHumor.com, opens with fretful "How I Met Your Mother" star Segel, 30, heading over to Black's house because he needs more ginger for the cookies he's baking.

"Well, you've come to the right place," says a cheery Black, who sports a Christmas tree sweater vest. "I've got a ginger bushel out back - take a whole sprig!"

It's not long before Segel notices the "School of Rock" star's pine-log piano, which Black, 41, claims was built by his grandfather and is sprinkled with magic winter dust by Santa Claus himself.

"When one plays it during this season, things can get pretty freakin' awesome," Black warns Segel.

Indeed, Segel begins to play and the two begin a modest version of "The Little Drummer Boy" before rocking out amidst trippy images with "Peace on Earth."

"This old chestnut was dying to be rock-ified," Black has said about the video. "Enjoy!"


soundoff (4 Responses)
  1. Zi

    Jack Black is epic.

    December 9, 2010 at 9:27 am | Report abuse |
  2. D

    Kung Fu Panda is the only movie that I like that Jack Black did.

    December 8, 2010 at 10:39 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Pearl Harbor Gurl

    Jackie Blackie is awesome in Kung Fu Panda.Good morning,Po

    December 8, 2010 at 10:05 pm | Report abuse |
  4. cheefsfury

    I KNOW THEY TRIED TO MAKE HIM LOOK FUNNY BUT THE JACK BLACK THAT IS REAL IS MUCH FATTER

    December 8, 2010 at 5:01 pm | Report abuse |

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