Another piece looks to fall into place as 20th Century attempts to court The Muppets James Bobin into directing their Clue remake Based on the Hasbro board game of the same name, the remake stars Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool).[caption id="attachment_1160235" align="aligncenter" width="600"] DFree / Shutterstock.com[/caption] Reunited "Deadpool" Trio for "Clue" Jason Bateman was the original choice for the[...]
I was lucky enough last week to sit down with James Bobin, the co-writer and director of Muppets Most Wanted This guy knows Kermit the Frog so I definitely wanted to be in with him.We talked about his initial ideas for the film, as well as song's jokes and songs We do end by spoiling one[...]
After everybody else at the junket so painstakingly protected "The Big Muppet Secret," Most Wanted director James Bobin just went ahead and openly acknowledged it As he said, he's one of the few people that can talk about it.Here's my chat with Bobin about the film, Muppet technique, and just for a moment, his other[...]
Mia Wasikowska and Johnny Depp closed their deals to return a couple of months back.James Bobin is directing this one, which will have some sort of time travel (or at least time themed) element as the villain itself is Time (played by Sacha Baron Cohen) and the filmmakers are searching for actors to play younger[...]
It remains to be seen if Muppets Most Wanted will be better than The Muppets, but I've got a lot of faith in this team.
I think I'll be keeping the identity of cameo guest stars like this out of the headline from here on out. Help you avoid "spoilers."
This could give writer-director James Bobin a lot of scope for guest stars in the guise of other acts on the bill, and we may have found out the first.As spotted by a blog called Muppets Henson, some time Nordic god of tricksiness, Tom Hiddleston has a role in the film It was listed on his[...]
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The Daily Mail have published a series of snaps from the Tower of London where, earlier this week James Bobin and The Muppets filmed climactic scenes for The Muppets.. Again.I think they've got their facts wrong, though I don't think this is Kermit the Frog Look closely. Now, I don't want to give[...]
I think Kermit tried to hint at an element of this plotline during an interview I did with him last year.
She'll join Kermit, Piggy, Walter, Ricky Gervais, Gonzo, Animal and all the rest.
He's in, and he'll be dancing.
We pretty much knew this was coming...
In that case he inherited the role from Robert Downey Jr.All other details remain the same - it's a caper, it takes place in Europe, we're still waiting to hear on other human cast members.James Bobin is coming back to direct again, Bret McKenzie is writing the songs and the key roles of Kermit the[...]
The appearance of his fingers in the logo above underline this nicely. There will be new characters, though it's not 100% clear if that means new Muppets.We already knew that Nick Stoller and James Bobin are writing the script together and that Bobin is expected to direct.And here's the one thing that Jason Segel, also on[...]
I want one for when I get back from the toilet in a couple of minutes, but that isn't necessarily going to make it happen.*Co-writer Nicholas Stoller seems sceptical about this tight turnaround too.He's currently co-writing a script for the sequel with with director James Bobin - and I do mean currently The script has[...]
Yes, I'm absolutely over the moon that Disney have set James Bobin and Nicholas Stoller to writing a new Muppet movie Hannah reported the news a couple of days ago and the first place I saw it was here on Bleeding Cool, and I reacted accordingly.But there was a little twist At that time, it[...]
Director James Bobin and co-writer Nicholas Stoller of The Muppets have signed a deal to pen a sequel, unsurprising perhaps considering that the movie has already grossed over $150 million worldwide and received widespread critical acclaim.However, if you're a fan of Jason Segel's writing then we're sorry to report that according to Vulture, the writer/actor[...]
Here in the UK, The Muppets is still in cinemas – I know this because I've not long got home from a matinee. It was wonderful – again. Do go see it on the big screen if you can because it's not only a great film to see projected so large, it works wonderfully well […]
We'll start with the tallest and work our way down - James Bobin, then Miss Piggy, then Kermit the Frog.Bobin and I talked about some of the technical choices necessary when working with Muppets, and also how making the film a musical affected its structure and emotional content.The Muppets is finally out in the UK[...]