Disney’s “The Muppets … Again!” kicked off production last week in London. The all-new global Muppets adventure welcomes Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell and Tina Fey to the mayhem, along with the rest of the Muppet gang. The film is directed by James Bobin, produced by David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman, screenplay by Bobin and Nicholas Stoller. “The Muppets … Again!” will feature music from Academy Award-winning songwriter Bret McKenzie who won an Oscar for best original song for “The Muppets” (“Man or Muppet”).
The Muppets … Again! hits theaters March 21, 2014.
Disney’s “The Muppets …Again!” takes the entire Muppets gang on a whirlwind global tour, selling out grand theaters in some of Europe’s most exciting destinations, including Berlin, Madrid and London. But mayhem follows the Muppets overseas, as they find themselves unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper headed by Constantine—the World’s Number One Criminal and a dead ringer for Kermit—and his dastardly sidekick Dominic, aka Number Two, portrayed by Ricky Gervais.
Kermit the Frog loses all hope in saving the Muppet Theatre and needs assistance from an Angel. In this family feature paying homage to “It’s A Wonderful Life” Muppet style.
The special originally aired in 2002 has a star studded Muppet cast along with other cast members including: David Arquette, Joan Cusack and Whoopi Goldberg.
Check out the trailer below.
Don’t miss a very special episode of The Voice on NBC Tonight at 8/7c. Featuring The Muppets and the network premiere of “All I Need Is Love” with Cee Lo Green. You can Listen to Cee Lo Green and The Muppets sing “All I Need Is Love” from Cee Lo’s new Magic Moment album. Let me know if you catch the episode tonight!
California alternative rock trio Ben Folds Five has teamed up with Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock humanoids Gobo. Mokey, Red, Wembley in an official music video titled “DO IT ANYWAY.” The two groups rock out in all forums a reminds me a bit of petty-narvana-fraggle into. Check out for yourself and let me know what you think.
Don’t miss Disney’s The Muppets Kermit and Miss Piggy, prime time appearance on 20/20′s “Best in TV” special on ABC tonight at 9/8c. Fans choose their favorite television personalities and shows. Winners will be announced from a variety of categories to honor the best TV shows of our time.
DKNY Madison Avenue’s Fashion’s Night Out Event Featured FDNY Firefighters and Miss Piggy as Official Fire Girl
Last night at DKNY‘S Fashion Night Out Donna Karan invited Jim Henson and Disney‘s superstar diva Miss Piggy to serve as the official Fire Girl in honor of the FDNY 2013 Calendar Of Heroes. Miss Piggy was dressed head-to-hoof in a black DKNY ensemble, at the pre-Fashion’s Night Out event at the DKNY Madison Avenue boutique. NYC based socialite photographer Patrick McMullan shot the annual calendar, and the 13 FDNY firefighters featured in this year’s calendar. With all proceeds from the sale of the calendar as well as a portion of the evening’s sales go to the FDNY Foundation. Check out more pictures below.
I’m sure some of you have heard that recently Chick-Fil-A‘s CEO confirmed his opposition to gay rights putting everyone into sock. And that the Jim Henson Company who previously provided “Jim Henson Creature Puppets” toys for the Chick-Fil-A kids has decided they will no longer support/back the chicken chain, after the comments made by the CEO. This all started when Chick-Fil-A CEO Dan Cathy was asked by the Baptist Press if he was opposed to marriage equality and he responded: “Guilty as charged. We are very much supportive of the family — the biblical definition of the family unit. We are a family-owned business, a family-led business, and we are married to our first wives. We give God thanks for that. … We know that it might not be popular with everyone, but thank the Lord, we live in a country where we can share our values and operate on biblical principles.”
So there are some viral videos that have been arising featuring Disney The Muppets‘s King of the Prawns Pepe he is basically answer tweets via his personal YouTube video. I have to tell you his accent makes it almost too funny to watch and there are a ton to giggle to! Pepe asks plaguing questions from his fans like did he and Miss Piggy really have anything going, how did he become the prawn king, what is his relationship with Kermit the Frog, is he getting his on show or feature film? well you just have to watch the videos below to get the answers to all your questions below you will also be able to submit your own through twitter #AskPepe! Check out the videos below.
Did anyone catch the Muppet like puppets on Celebrity Apprentice tiled “Puppet Up!” last night? If not I posted the full episode below. The celebrities get creative when they are tasked with designing two original puppets and performing an improv show for an adult audience with Henson Alternative’s improvisational troupe, “Stuffed and Unstrung.” Check out the video below its pretty intense. Also if you aren’t a follower this seasons has Lou Ferrigno also knows as the Incredible Hulk! JFYI
If you are looking for something to do this weekend this is a great inexpensive event going on at Carnegie Hall. April 14, 2012 at 12:30 pm with an encore performance at 3:30 pm. Tickets are available on-line from $9-$20.00USD. The New York Pops play The Muppets a special event honoring “Jim Henson.” The Muppets come alive as The New York Pops pays a musical tribute to Jim Henson’s great legacy through song and puppetry. In collaboration with The Jim Henson Legacy, Disney, The Jim Henson Company, and Sesame Workshop.
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