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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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[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 …

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[3 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Sequel to ‘The Muppets’ In the Works, Jason Segel Not Involved

Good news, Muppet fans! Following the success of last fall’s film The Muppets, it looks like the Muppets’ next appearance on the big screen may not be too far away. Vulture.com is reporting that Disney has reached a deal with The Muppets director James Bobin and co-writer Nicholas Stoller to pen a sequel to the hit film.
However, not all of the original creative team for The Muppets will be reuniting for this feature. Co-writer and star of The Muppets Jason Segel, who had perhaps the biggest influence in bringing the Muppets …

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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 …

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[31 Jan 2010 | One Comment | ]
“Flight of the Conchords” Co-Creator James Bobin to Direct Next Muppet Movie

Variety is reporting that James Bobin has chosen to helm the next Muppet Movie. This apparently represents a choice preferring this opportunity to a Judd Apatow project entitled “Bridesmaids.”
The new Muppet Movie script is written by Nicholas Stoller and Jason Segal. The duo wrote “Forgetting Sarah Marshall,” a comedy that featured puppets prominently. Both the director and the writers have previously been successful with adult comedy, so the movie has the potential to be a children’s film that appeals to adults too. This is one of …