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Check out Ricky Gervais in The Muppets … Again!

Ricky Gervais and everyone’s favourite King Prawn Pepe appear together in a promotional video for the upcoming The Muppets … Again! While not much is said between the two – Gervais is tweeting on his phone while Pepe sighs and generally looks hilarious in a black skivvy and gold chain – it certainly whets our […]

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Superfan – The Muppets review

The Muppets ­- Starring Jason Segel, Amy Adams and Chris Cooper. Directed by James Bobin. Rated G. Originally published November 19, 2011. By Simon Miraudo. The Muppets is now available on DVD and Blu-ray. The Muppets is the first theatrical adventure featuring Jim Henson’s legendary cast of critters in twelve years. Their last big screen effort was Muppets From Space, and as of its disastrous release in […]

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Superfan – The Muppets review

The Muppets ­- Starring Jason Segel, Amy Adams and Chris Cooper. Directed by James Bobin. Rated G. Originally published November 19, 2011. By Simon Miraudo. The Muppets is the first theatrical adventure featuring Jim Henson’s legendary cast of critters in twelve years. Their last big screen effort was Muppets From Space, and as of its […]

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New Muppet Walter was inspired by Michael Cera

The new Muppet movie introduces us to a brand new creation from Jim Henson’s workshop: Walter, the felt-based brother of Jason Segel‘s character Gary. Walter’s puppeteer Peter Linz has revealed to the New York Times that he was asked in his audition to base his performance on everyone’s favourite nervy Bluth: Michael Cera! “They told […]

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Muppet backlash; Frank Oz and ‘old guard’ upset with new movie

It seems Statler and Waldorf are not the only ones unimpressed with the new Muppet movie.  Famed puppeteer Frank Oz and as a group of writers and performers who helped develop the franchise alongside Jim Henson have expressed their concern over the direction screenwriter Jason Segel and Disney are taking their characters. Frank Oz told Metro […]

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