Disney Puts Muppet Script Through Pixar

Our good friends at ToughPigs have delivered some promising news from the front of the new Muppet movie: The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Disney requested and received a table read of the script for The Greatest Muppet Movie Ever Made with director James Bobin, actor/writer Jason Segel, and producers with the “Brain Trust” from…

Muppets do NOT negotiate with pirates (except Rizzo)

Ahh-ha me hearties! If ye thought I be done with my notorious acts of blatant piracy and senseless reporting, ye be wrong…and I be…speaking in a farmer/pirate accent? Anyway, accent aside, I am still here and you are still reading from me, The British Correspondent. The way I see it, when Ryan gets back and…

Charles Grodin Will NOT Be in The New Muppet Movie

As you surely remember (because this blog is totally all you think about), on Tuesday we confirmed that Uncle Deadly will be making an appearance in The Greatest Muppet Movie of All Time. Well, unfortunately, today we have to confirm some rather disappointing news: Charles Grodin, who brilliantly portrayed Nicky Holiday in The Great Muppet…

Uncle Deadly Will be in the New Muppet Movie!

Uncle Deadly, the semi-obscure Phantom of The Muppet Show (see the Twiggy episode of The Muppet Show) has been a fan-favorite character for years, even receiving his own action figure in he Palisades Toys line. Well, he’s also a favorite of The Greatest Muppet Movie of All Time director James Bobin, who, Nicholas Stoller confirmed,…

News Update: May 21, 2010

NEWS UPDATE: May 21, 2010 Exciting news out of The Muppets Studio this week, as it was confirmed by Nicholas Stoller on more than one occasion that The Muppets and the Muppeteers and presumably most people who will be involved, had a table read for The Greatest Muppet Movie of All Time. This is extremely…

The Muppets Are Making a Movie!

Muppet fans… it’s really happening. The Muppets are officially making a movie! The Greatest Muppet Movie of All Time has officially moved from an idea on paper to physical movements towards production. CHUD.com reports that this past weekend, the Muppets had a table read for the new film written by Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller…

News Update: May 7, 2010

NEWS UPDATE: May 7, 2010 Big news from The Jim Henson Company this week as they released an official Press Release discussing the upcoming production of the highly-anticipated sequel to Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal entitled Power of the Dark Crystal. The press release doesn’t mention too many important details aside from Omnilab Media being…

News Update: February 12, 2010

NEWS UPDATE: February 12, 2010Kermit and Sweetums played a big part in Walt Disney World’s “Give a Day, Get a Disney Day” presentation at EPCOT yesterday. Kermit joked around with Tom Staggs, Chairman of Disney Parks and Resorts, about cans of peas and other volunteering puns. Jim Hill has news and pictures available. Just gotta…