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[12 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Marvel and Disney Publishing to Debut ‘Muppets’ Comic

If you can’t wait for the upcoming Muppets film to be reunited with your favorite characters, then mark your calendars for the release of Marvel and Disney Publishing’s Disney•Muppets Presents: Meet the Muppets, a gigantic comic featuring Kermit, Fozzy, Miss Piggy, Gonzo and the rest of the beloved Muppets gang.
The comic will feature 96 pages with stories from writer/artist Roger Langridge, and will retail for $5.99. In the comic, the Muppets gang are planning to bring back their variety show with such popular sketches like Pigs in Space and Veterinarian’s …

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[22 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
Muppets Turn to Pixar for Help on New Movie

We’ve brought you the up-to-date news on the New Muppet Movie starring Jason Segel, which currently has a release date of Christmas Day 2011.
Now, ABC News is reporting that Pixar has been called upon to give advice and feedback about the film, which is not yet fully greenlighted by Disney for production. The consultation between the Pixar “brain trust” — including John Lasseter, Pete Docter, and Ed Catmull — and Muppet Movie bit-wigs like Jason Segel, director James Bobin, and producers David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman is speculated to …

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[16 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
Jason Segel to Star in Muppet Movie

Exciting news on the Best Muppet Movie Ever Made front: Jason Segel is on board as the live-action star of the film!
This news comes on the heels of other prime information, including the fact the “The Flight of the Conchords’” James Bobin will direct the film and that Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller will be scripting the movie.
You’ve seen Judd Apatow darling Jason Segel work with puppets before in his “inspired” dracula theater piece in Forgetting Sarah Marshall, so let’s hope the inspiration continues!
Additionally, Segel will produce the film with …