According to the latest issue of Kerrang (via the Foo Archive), Dave Grohl will be appearing in The Muppets Movie. Here’s a scan of what they say:
In a move that will please a lot of Muppetheads, puppeteer Peter Linz has been confirmed as providing the voice of his character, Walter. The rumours of Michael Cera, having the role, were based on something, however. Here’s what Jason Segel told MTV:
That part was never to play Walter… There was a bit where Walter imagines himself as a human. All the puppeteers play their characters. There are no celebrity voices of the puppets.
While we’re talking about Walter, lets have a look-see at some new pictures of him on set with Amy Adams and Jason Segel, right outside of Grauman’s Chinese.
Those come from The Fab Life.
Walter really does look great. I mean, he’s no Kermit or anything, but…
According to a friend of a friend of a friend, Flight of the Conchords‘ Bret Mackenzie has worked with Jason Segel to write all of the new songs for the movie. I’m trying to find out more details.