The Muppets


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 their separate ways: Fozzie now performs with a Reno casino tribute band called the Moopets, Miss Piggy is a plus-size fashion editor at Vogue Paris, Animal is in a Santa Barbara clinic for anger management, and Gonzo is a high-powered plumbing magnate. With secret, signature, celebrity cameos, “The Muppets” hits the big screen Nov. 23, 2011.

‘The Muppets 2’ Promo Art

After the success of The Muppets last year, Walt Disney Pictures is moving forward on The Muppets 2, with Nick Stoller and James Bobin already working on the sequel script. Stars Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy made an appearance at CinemaCon in Las Vegas yesterday, where they unveiled this promo art for the sequel. Check it out.

We reported earlier this month that The Muppets 2 will be a comedy caper, an homage to the 1981 movie The Great Muppet Caper. The studio is already eyeing a summer 2013 release, although that has not been confirmed yet.

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‘The Muppets 2’ to Be a Crime Caper in Homage to ‘The Great Muppet Caper’

The Muppets, which made over $160 million worldwide last November, brought some of Jim Henson's most popular characters back into the spotlight after a long hiatus from theater screens, and it was a big enough hit that Walt Disney Pictures wants a sequel.

Muppets Most Wanted was released March 21st, 2014.

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CONTEST: Win ‘The Muppets’ on Blu-ray Prize Pack!

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment will release The Muppets in a Wocka-Wocka Value Pack, which includes a Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Copy, and Soundtrack digital download, Blu-ray and, DVD March 20. We are celebrating this home video release and we're giving away copies of this Wocka-Wocka Value Pack to our readers. These prizes will go incredibly fast, so enter this contest today.

HERE'S HOW TO WIN! Just "Like" (fan) the Facebook page (below) and then leave a comment below telling us why these prizes must be yours! If you already "Like" , just leave a comment below telling us why these prizes must be yours!

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‘The Muppets’ Blu-ray Trailer Parodies ‘The Hunger Games’

Before its theatrical release, The Muppets rolled out a string of trailers which parodied modern movies such as The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1, Puss in Boots, and Paranormal Activity 3. To celebrate the release of The Muppets' Wocka-Wocka Blu-ray/DVD Value Pack, Blu-ray, and DVD release on March 20, a new parody trailer has been released, where The Muppets poke fun at The Hunger Games. Check out this new video parody, and take a look at all of the special features details for The Muppets home video release.

With the Muppet's signature irreverent comedy, songs and dancing, Muppet fans of all ages will cheer as the gang reunites to put on a benefit show to save the crumbling Muppet Studios from being razed by nefarious oil baron Tex Richman. New fans and long-time devotees will find the rainbow connection when they bring Disney's The Muppets into their very own homes.

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‘The Muppets’ Sequel Moves Forward Without Jason Segel

In a classic good news/bad news scenario, Disney has signed off on a sequel to The Muppets, although actor/writer Jason Segel will not be involved in writing the script.

Disney has inked deals with The Muppets director James Bobin and Nick Stoller to write the screenplay for the sequel. Jason Segel co-wrote The Muppets with Nick Stoller, but it is said that his commitments to other projects mean he won't be available to write the script. Along with his CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother, Jason Segel will be busy promoting The Five-Year Engagement, due in theaters April 27, and This Is 40, opening December 21.

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‘The Muppets’ Debuts on Blu-ray and DVD March 20th

One of the year's best-loved family comedies and among the best-reviewed films of 2011, Disney's The Muppets, starring Jason Segel, Academy Award®-nominee Amy Adams, and favorite celebrity couple Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy -- debuts March 20 on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, Digital Download and On-Demand formats. A must-own movie the entire family can enjoy, Disney's The Muppets in-home release includes the DVD and music soundtrack packaged together and also offered as the ultimate Muppets experience, a Wocka-Wocka Value Pack, which contains the movie on Blu-ray high definition, DVD and Digital Copy (three discs), plus a download card which allows fans to own all the songs from the film's hugely popular soundtrack.

Disney's The Muppets: Blu-ray Combo Pack, with its flawless picture and pitch perfect sound, comes with a fantastic slate of bonus content including the laugh out loud "The Longest Blooper Reel Ever Made (In Muppet History--We Think)." The exciting release also includes the hilarious featurette "A Little Screen Test on the Way to the Read Through," which follows Jason Segel, Kermit the Frog, The Great Gonzo, Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy and others as they get ready for the first day of production, and much more fun.

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‘84th Annual Academy Awards’ Best Original Song Contenders Down to 39

Thirty-nine songs from eligible feature-length motion pictures are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 84th Annual Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today.

"Collision of Worlds" from Cars 2

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‘The Muppets’ Man or Muppet Music Video

Jason Segel and Walter sing this popular tune from critically-acclaimed Disney tale, currently playing in theaters.