The Muppets began life as a variety show and, as such, music has always played a large role in their existence. Whether it was original songs or them reinterpreting existing material, they always brought something fresh and different to the proceedings. Here now, are The Muppets 10 Best Musical Moments. Oh, and just to make […]
In 2008 Jason Segel was fresh off the success of Forgetting Sarah Marshall. As both the writer and star of the film he was being courted by numerous studios when he took a meeting with Disney. Upon offering him carte blanche to do whatever he wanted Disney execs were stunned when he immediately began pitching […]
The Muppets are back. On vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world’s biggest Muppet fan, and his friends Gary and Mary from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of oilman Tex Richman to raze the Muppet Theater and drill for the oil recently discovered beneath the Muppets’ former stomping grounds. To stage The Greatest Muppet […]
Jason Segel’s “The Muppets” Gets More Star Studded With Additions of Jack Black, Zach Galifianakis and more!
Jason Segal’s new Muppet movie sure is becoming quite the Hollywood affair. The film, which hits theaters Christmas 2011, has just added the all star caliber silver screen comedians, Jack Black and Zach Galifianakis. This is an addition to the recent news that Alan Arkin, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and Billy Crystal will be appearing in […]
We reported last year that Jason Segel would be writing the latest Muppet film. (Read our article here.) He is now also attached to star in the film. The premise has changed a bit since the last time we reported it. Originally the idea was to make a film called The Cheapest Muppets Movie Ever, which […]
As many of you might remember, in early 2008 Jason Segel became attached to the next Muppet project. This came after his performance in “Forgetting Sarah Marshall,” and the Dracula play that he puts on with puppets that were actually custom-made by Jim Henson’s puppeteers. Segel decided to pitch an idea for a new Muppets […]