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The Muppets Sequel Has Been Outlined, Will Feature New Characters And Capering

Disney apparently want a sequel to The Muppets ready for next summer. Yeah – they can want that. I want one for when I get back from the toilet in a couple of minutes, but that isn’t necessarily going to make it happen.* Co-writer Nicholas Stoller seems sceptical about this tight turnaround too. He’s currently […]

Jason Segel Won’t Be On The Writing Team For The Muppets Sequel

Here’s some good news and some bad news, so let’s start with the good news. Director James Bobin and co-writer Nicholas Stoller of The Muppets have signed a deal to pen a sequel, unsurprising perhaps considering that the movie has already grossed over $150 million worldwide and received widespread critical acclaim. However, if you’re a […]

The Muppets Rushes Special – Casting, Images And More

There’s going to be an awful lot of cameos in the new Muppets movie. Tonight, The Hollywood Reporter name Ricky Gervais and Emily Blunt; previously, they named Alan Arkin, Jack Black, Billy Crystal, Zach Galifianakis and Jean-Claude Van Damme as having roles; for casting stories from before that point, I refer you to some of my […]

Muppets! See Amy Adams, Jason Segel And Walter On Set

As I said yesterday, there’s LA filming for The Muppets taking place this weekend on La Brea, at and near the Henson studios. If I lived in California, I’d have made the trip myself, but I don’t, I’m in England, and so I’m depending on the vicarious thrills of seeing on-set snaps taken by other […]

The Muppets Get Some Helping Hands

With production on James Bobin’s The Muppets finally, excitingly underway, more details are coming to light about some of the human supporting players scheduled to appear. Here’s a list of recently named joiners, with details on their characters where possible. There are light spoilers inherent in this list. Eric Stonestreet, John Krasinski and Ed Helms – […]

Huh? Stretch Armstrong Film Inspired By Dark Knight And Bourne Movies

Here’s an odd idea from Nicholas Stoller, director of Forgetting Sarah Marshall and Get Him to the Greek, and screenwriter on the upcoming Muppets and Stretch Armstrong movies. He was explaining something of the tone he was working on for the Stretch screenplay in an interview with Movieweb: Stretch lives in a very grounded, real world. […]