Posts tagged "The Muppets"

Watch Gonzo Do ‘The Humpty Dance’

But of course: with his moves, Gonzo is the perfect candidate to play Shock G.

By: Peggy Truong / March 31, 2015

We Only Have Ourselves to Blame if Lady Gaga Murders Kermit Again

I know that look, Lady Gaga. We all know what you’re thinking. Don’t do it. Not again. Kermit deserves better. We all deserve better.

Then again, Gaga seems to prefer a more “au naturale” look these days, so maybe Kermit’s hide is safe. But Gaga’s unpredictable, so who can say for sure? I’m…

By: Matt Russoniello / October 21, 2013

Tina Fey and Ricky Gervais Join Kermit in ‘Muppets Most Wanted’

Film reboots of beloved children’s series can be a tricky thing. Both the Smurfs and Alvin and the Chipmunks movies have drawn ire, but when Jason Segel rebooted The Muppets in 2011, things were different. The movie was well-loved, even winning an Oscar for Best Song. While Segel and the first film’s co-stars Amy Adams and…

By: Robert Kessler / August 6, 2013

Chris Hemsworth Heads to ‘The Heart of the Sea’

First, Ron Howard announced that he was in talks to adapt Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book. Now, the director is reportedly circling another novel to turn into a movie: The Heart of the Sea. Howard could start shooting Sea as early as this fall for Warner Bros., re-teaming the director with Chris Hemsworth, the star of Howard’s upcoming Formula-One…

By: Phil Pirrello / January 24, 2013

‘The Muppets 2′ Recruits Ricky Gervais; Jackie Chan Considers ‘Expendables 3′

The word around Sesame Street these days is that those other wool-skinned cuties, The Muppets, have found a leading man for their highly anticipated sequel. It looks like Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fonzie and the gang will be teaming up with comedian Ricky Gervais for their next adventure. While it might seem to be an odd…

By: Todd Gilchrist / December 18, 2012

‘Modern Family’ Star Ty Burrell Joins ‘Muppets’ Movie Sequel

It’s Ty Burrell’s turn to ask himself: is he a man or a Muppet?
The Modern Family actor has just been cast to star in the upcoming sequel to Disney’s 2011 film The Muppets, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
While James Bobin will return to direct the new film, there are still some…

By: Peggy Truong / December 8, 2012

Movie Buzz: ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Update, Christoph Waltz In Talks for ‘Muppets 2,’ Imogen Poots Feels ‘Need For Speed’

With Hollywood still recovering from Disney buying Lucasfilm, Wednesday proved to be a slower than usual newsday.

But a few notable items managed to get our attention.

Read on for updates on Star Wars: Episode VII, a film adaptation of Stephen King’s Cell and The Muppets sequel.

By: Phil Pirrello / November 1, 2012

‘The Muppets’ Co-Creator Frank Oz Disses New ‘Muppets’; Has Never Had Chick-Fil-A (VIDEO)

If there was any doubt whether The Muppets’ original creative force and voice Frank Oz enjoyed last year’s Muppets movie — starring Jason Segel and Amy Adams — he clears that up with Celebuzz.

“I am glad others enjoyed it,” Oz — the voice of Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Bert from Sesame Street’s Bert and…

By: Nicholas White / July 29, 2012

Jason Segel: I Literally Begged Amy Adams to Take ‘The Muppets’ Role (VIDEO)

Jason Segel tells Celebuzz that he only had one person in mind when he wrote the script for The Muppets.

“I wrote the part for Amy [Adams] and I didn’t know if she would do it,” he admits. How did he convince her to take the role? 

“Kermit and I sent her…

By: Wes Ferguson / November 16, 2011