Walt Disney Pictures releases The Muppets Movie Synopsis

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On vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world's biggest Muppet fan, and his friends Gary (Jason Segel) and Mary (Amy Adams) from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of oilman Tex Richman (Chris Cooper) to raze the Muppet Theater and drill for the oil recently discovered beneath the Muppets' former stomping grounds.To stage The Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever and raise the $10 million needed to save the theater, Walter, Mary and Gary help Kermit reunite the Muppets, who have all gone … [Read more...]



Disney Moves Up Muppets Movie for Thanksgiving Release

This article comes to us from the Hollywood Reporter.Disney on Wednesday moved next year’s scheduled theatrical release of The Muppets Movie from Christmas to Thanksgiving.Now set for Wednesday, Nov. 23 instead of a previous Sunday, Dec. 25 slot, Muppets will be Disney’s latest candidate to dominate the prime Turkey Day play period. The Burbank studio has done that will regular consistency, most recently with Nov. 22 opener Tangled, a $69 million grosser through the five-day … [Read more...]



Muppets Movie Loading Up on Star Power

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Alan Arkin, Jack Black, Billy Crystal, Zach Galifianakis and Jean-Claude Van Damme are being recruited to make guest appearances in the new feature.The film is currently shooting around Los Angeles under the direction of James Bobin.The biggest hurdle facing the film is not getting actors to say yes to appear in the movie. Rather, it's figuring out scheduling.The story sees Jason Segel, who also co-wrote the script, as the human lead who helps those wacky Muppets reunite to put … [Read more...]



First Look: The Greatest Muppet Movie Ever Made

We have a Muppets News Flash! The first official image from next year’s ‘The Greatest Muppet Movie Ever Made’ has been released.Here is the official word about the movie.The Greatest Muppet Movie Ever Made’ is about Gary (Segel), Mary (Amy Adams), and Walter (a man, his girlfriend, and the man’s life-long nondescript, brown puppet best friend) getting the old Muppet gang – now retired entertainers known for the same Muppet show we know them from – together to save the TV studio that … [Read more...]



Disney Picks Pixar’s Brains for Muppets Movie

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The Muppets are getting Pixar-lated.Principals involved with Disney's upcoming live-action picture starring Jason Segel flew to Pixar headquarters in Emeryville, Calif., on Wednesday for a table read of the project.This is the second recent example of the animation house assisting its Disney parent with a live-action feature after it helped shape reshoots for the upcoming sci-fi tentpole "Tron Legacy."Some of the members of the so-called "Pixar Brain Trust" -- filmmakers John … [Read more...]