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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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[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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[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 …

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[11 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
‘Muppets’ Sequel to Film in London, Bret McKenzie to Return as Composer

Last week, we brought you an update with some news about the highly anticipated sequel to The Muppets. Now, we’re excited to bring you another bit of news on the film via Collider.com and Muppets producer Todd Lieberman, including the return of Muppets composer Bret McKenzie and where the new film will take place.
As we mentioned in our last update on the film, the Muppets sequel is set to begin shooting in January 2013. However, the Muppets will be heading across the pond for this film, with shooting scheduled to take place in …

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[3 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
Christoph Waltz In Talks to Star in ‘Muppets’ Sequel; May Start Production in January

We haven’t heard too much about the upcoming sequel to The Muppets since its announcement last spring, but recently some interesting new developments have come to light regarding this exciting project. This week, it was revealed that Oscar winner Christoph Waltz is currently in talks to star in the new film.
In the new sequel, which will be set in Europe and was described as a “comedy caper” by writer Nicholas Stoller, Waltz would be playing an Interpol inspector, who will be one of the few lead roles played by a …

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[22 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
Jason Segel Says No to Cameo in ‘Muppets’ Sequel

A few weeks ago, we brought you the news that Jason Segel will not be involved with the creation of the upcoming sequel to The Muppets. However, this week, Segel revealed that he will not, in fact, be involved with the film in any capacity, including making a cameo appearance in the film.
In an interview with IndieWire blog The Playlist, Segel explained his decision to remain completely separated from the film. He explained:
“No, no cameo. It was a very distinct choice on my part. Of course I was asked to …

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[14 Apr 2012 | One Comment | ]
Screenwriter Nicholas Stoller Reveals Details About ‘Muppets’ Sequel

We let you know last month about a sequel to last year’s hit film The Muppets that is currently in the works, and this week brought some new details about the exciting new project. In an interview with Collider.com, Muppets screenwriter Nicholas Stoller revealed a bit more of what we can expect for the sequel, which may be arriving in theaters as early as next summer.
According to Stoller, him and director James Bobin began writing the script of the film just a few days ago, and only roughly 13 pages …