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[17 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Mighty Family Fun Zone in Downtown Disney

It isn’t easy being green – except for today, St. Patrick’s Day.
And as part of the Mighty St. Patrick’s Festival in Downtown Disney at the Walt Disney World Resort, families can get in on the fun in the Mighty Family Fun Zone presented by Muppets Most Wanted.
This family fun area is inspired by the upcoming film Muppets Most Wanted and gives guests of all ages a chance to learn how to draw a Muppets character, get their groove on a DJ Dance Party, collect Muppets trading cards, and pose for …

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[10 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
New Muppets Merchandise Arriving at Disney Parks This Spring

In celebration of the soon-to-be-released Muppets Most Wanted, Disney Parks are debuting a new line of Muppets merchandise on both coasts.
The new merchandise includes T-shirts for kids and grown-ups, a fleece jacket, books, plush toys, and more. The T-shirts feature famous Muppets, logos, and funny phrases.
Next month Disney Parks will debut a new line of Muppets coffee mugs featuring Dr. Bunsen, Honeydew and Beeker, a cast of Muppets, and everyone’s favorite frog, Kermit. OPI is also debuting a Muppets Most Wanted line of nail colors this spring.
The new Muppets merchandise …

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[16 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
‘Muppets’ Sequel Gets New Title

Earlier today, we let you know about a new announcement Disney made with a slew of release dates for their upcoming films. Also included in this announcement was a piece of news about the upcoming sequel to The Muppets, as Disney announced that the film is now getting a new title.
The sequel, previously titled The Muppets…Again, has now changed its title to Muppets Most Wanted. The film focuses on the Muppets as travel around Europe on tour. However, things take a chaotic turn as the Muppets become entangled in an international crime …

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[15 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney Theatrical Tests New Muppet Stage Show

The Muppets may have already hit Broadway on screen in their classic film The Muppets Take Manhattan, but this week, it was announced that the Muppets’ real-life Broadway debut may not be too far away. Disney Theatrical Productions recently held a 15-minute showcase featuring the Muppets to test the feasibility of a stage show featuring the iconic group.
The short presentation was held May 31 at Broadway’s New Amsterdam Theatre for a closed audience of Disney Theatrical staffers and others connected to the production. Conceived and directed by Alex Timbers, who …

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[3 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
Plot Synopsis, Publicity Stills, and More Revealed for ‘The Muppets…Again!’

We’re so excited to see the Muppets return to the big screen next year in The Muppets…Again, the highly anticipated sequel to The Muppets that is currently in production in London. While recent news about the film has focused on what human stars will be in the movie, this week brought some huge updates on the film, including an official plot description.
A few days ago, Entertainment Weekly gave us our first look at the film with some brand-new publicity stills from the film (as seen at right and below). The images …

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[18 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney Announces Release Dates for ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5′ and Other Sequels

Disney has announced release dates for several of their highly-anticipated films, including Pirates of the Caribbean 5. After recently hiring Jeff Nathanson to pen the script for the follow-up film in the franchise, Disney has announced a release date of July 10, 2015.
For their as-yet-untitled Muppets sequel, fans can expect that movie to appear in theaters March 21, 2014. Meanwhile, that film will be followed by the Captain America sequel Captain America: The Winter Soldier on April 4, Maleficent on July 2 and Guardians of the Galaxy on August 1, all in 2014 as well.
Finally, Disney’s sci-fi flick 1952, has a December …

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[30 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]
Christoph Waltz May Still Make Cameo In ‘Muppets’ Sequel

The upcoming sequel to The Muppets is getting ready to begin production in London next month, and we’ve been recently starting to hear some exciting casting announcements for the film. Last month, we let you know that while Academy Award winner Christoph Waltz was in talks to play one of the film’s leading human characters, the role will instead go to Modern Family‘s Ty Burrell due to Waltz’s scheduling conflicts. However, Waltz revealed this week that while he may not be one of the film’s human stars, fans may still get to …

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[23 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]
Ricky Gervais Officially Signs On to ‘Muppets’ Sequel

A few days ago, we let you know that actor Ricky Gervais was currently rumored to star in the upcoming sequel to The Muppets. Now, the casting news has been confirmed, and Gervais will officially be starring in the highly anticipated new film.
Gervais, who is perhaps best known for his work as creator of both the British and American versions of The Office, officially confirmed the casting news through his Twitter account on Wednesday. Here’s the tweet:

Not much is known yet on who exactly Gervais will be playing in the film, but …

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[18 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]
Ricky Gervais Rumored to Star in ‘Muppets’ Sequel

Popular comedian Ricky Gervais is reportedly in talks to star in the Muppets sequel.
The sequel to the wildly successful 2011 film will begin production in January, and will feature plenty of cameo appearances. However, there are three main human roles – Gervais is in negotiations for the starring role, while Ty Burrell of Modern Family will play the part of an Interpol inspector.
If Gervais signs on for the project, his role can be compared to Jason Segel’s appearance in the first Muppets film, although the details of his role are being kept strictly under …

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[9 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]
‘Modern Family’ Star Ty Burrell Joins Cast of ‘Muppets’ Sequel

Last month, we let you know that actor Christoph Waltz was currently in discussions to star in the upcoming sequel to The Muppets. However, this week it was announced that the role’s casting will be going in a different direction. Ty Burell, who stars as Phil Dunphy on the hit ABC series Modern Family, will be starring in the new Muppet film as one of its leading human characters.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Burrell was cast in the role after Waltz’s schedule prevented him from taking part in the film. Playing the role …