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[19 Jan 2013 | One Comment | ]
Tina Fey in Talks to Join ‘Muppets’ Sequel, Working Title Revealed

This week, we let you know that the highly anticipated sequel to The Muppets has finally received a theatrical release date of March 14, 2014. Recently, some more exciting news was revealed about the film, including an incredibly exciting bit of casting news and the film’s official working title.
While up until now, the untitled film has simply been referred to as “the Muppets sequel” or The Muppets 2, we recently learned that the film now has an official working title: The Muppets…Again. News of the straightforward, yet Muppety, title was first reported …

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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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[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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[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 …

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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 …