Muppets Sequel Filming In London In January, Bret McKenzie Writing New Songs

Filming on the next, somewhat Eurocentric Muppet movie is due to start filming at Pinewood in January, and it seems like there’s going to be location work around London between then and April. Word of this first started creeping along the muppet-fan grapevine last Friday, but before I could confirm it was more than just sourceless chatter, Collider bumped into producer Todd Lieberman and got him on the record.

Also now confirmed is the return of Flight of the ConchordsBret McKenzie who is currently writing new songs for the film. He didn’t write every tune in the last picture, but he did a sterling job on the ones he did write and deservedly won an Oscar* for Man or Muppet.

Other Muppet rumours, as yet unconfirmed, have a UK comedy star in the human lead role and new Muppet characters in supporting parts. We’ll see about this soon, I guess.

The Muppet Show was filmed in London. It’s nice to see them coming back.

*Schmoscar. Still, I’m glad he won and not somebody else.

fbi-seal

FBI Confirms North Korean Government Is Behind The Sony Hack

How To Get This Month’s Batman Loot Crate For $9.40…

BC GOTY logo

Bleeding Cool’s Game Of The Year 2014

unnamed (5)

Prettier Deadlier For 2015…

Cover_of_Pyongyang_by_Guy_Delisle

Guy Delisle Says Goodbye To The Pyongyang Movie And Shares His Own Troubles With The Comic

Joe Quesada Appears On Stephen Colbert’s Final Night, As The Captain America Shield Is Taken Into Eternity

Greg Pak Just Killed Off Regan From All-Star Superman

LadyRawLadyZ001CovAMayhew

New Tales Of Old West Adventures With Lady Rawhide And Lady Zorro

KingPhantom01-Cov-H-FOC-LiefeldVirgin

Rob Liefeld Covers Flash Gordon And The Phantom

500271_press02

Sideshow’s Second Set Of Art Prints