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Might The Muppets return to TV?

Earlier this month it was revealed The Muppets are headed back to the big screen (although, without the help of Jason Segel). Now comes the news that Kermit and co. might also return to primetime television. Disney’s European VP of Marketing, Tricia Wilber, told The Guardian the studio is considering a variety of formats and […]

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The Quickflix Oscar Live-Blog

Will French film The Artist become the first non-US/UK production to win Best Picture? Can Meryl Streep collect her third acting Oscar? Could funny people Jonah Hill, Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, and Bret McKenzie take home an Academy Award? Will anyone be able to pronounce the name Michel Hazanavicius? All will be revealed. Join us for … Also follow us on Twitter and Facebook to see all the result […]

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New images from The Muppets

A batch of new images from The Muppets has debuted online, temporarily sating our maddening anticipation for the Jason Segel-scripted feature. The new pics were released by Disney (and helpfully collated by Slashfilm), along with some character descriptions for Segel’s character Gary, his brother Walter (the new Muppet seen between Kermit and Rowlf above), and […]

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Will Amy Adams star in the remake of The Orphanage?

An English-language remake of the Guillermo del Toro produced chiller El Orfanato (The Orphanage) has been in the works for a number of years, but the producers’ inability to find a leading lady had proven to be a major obstacle. Not so any more. According to Bloody Disgusting, New Line have spoken with three-time Academy […]

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First look at Jason Segel and The Muppets!

A nice little teaser image from the Jason Segel-penned Muppet movie (aptly titled The Muppets) has debuted online. Check it out below (courtesy of Film School Rejects). And see if you can spot the product placement! As previously reported, Segel will star as the human lead alongside Kermit and company. His role is as Gary, […]

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The cast of Jason Segel’s Muppet movie grows

A bunch of talented actors are close to joining the cast of the upcoming Jason Segel-penned Muppet movie. According to THR, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper and Rashida Jones are all in negotiations to star in the as-yet untitled Disney movie. (We thought it was called The Greatest Muppet Movie of All Time, but I guess […]

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Fraggle Rock director angry with Weinsteins

Forget 3D. The new trend sweeping Hollywood is voicing one’s complete and utter disappointment with their films, as well as the studios that make them. The entire crew of Transformers 2 agreed their film was terrible; the director of the new Saw film pretty much admitted that he hates working on Saw films; and now […]

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Jason Segel to star in Muppet Movie

This story is about as unsurprising as they come, but here goes. Jason Segel, the man who built an entire film around a puppet musical and subsequently pitched a new Muppet film to Disney, will star in The Greatest Muppet Movie of All Time. According to The Hollywood Reporter’s Heat Vision blog, Segel will play […]

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Details on new Muppets movie emerge!

source: theplaylist.blogspot.com The first plot details from the upcoming Muppets movie, modestly titled The Greatest Muppet Movie of All Time, have emerged. The film will bring the Muppets out of retirement and back into the world of show business. The Playlist has a brief synopsis of the picture from an unnamed source. “The Greatest Muppet […]

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Muppets return to cinemas!

source: slashfilm.com Disney have announced they are actively developing a new Muppets film entitled The Cheapest Muppet Movie Ever Made. It will be based on a screenplay written by Jason Segel. While there is no release date set, the announcement is great news. Segel, the star and writer of the hit film Forgetting Sarah Marshall, […]

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