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It makes perfect sense to us that Disney+ would be bringing the beloved The Muppets franchise to their new streaming service Back in February, there were rumblings that this was the case, and new reports are echoing this with some additional information. The original report was that The Muppets were headed to Disney+ in some type of live-action[...]
[Rumor] 'The Muppets' are Coming to Disney+, Josh Gad Involved
Disney moving into streaming services seems like the perfect opportunity to find a permanent home for properties that have struggled with traditional network models, like the most recent two incarnations of The Muppets We all expected that perhaps the felt-friends were destined to end up on Disney+, and that may yet be the case. Kermit the FrogPhoto[...]
DST Solicitations Collage
Animal from The Muppets gets a $150 bust, and John Wick Vinimates are also up for order Check out full details and pics below. LEGENDARY FILM MUPPETS ANIMAL 1/2 SCALE BUST Another Legend is in the making! One of the Muppet Show's most iconic Muppets, Electric Mayhem drummer Animal, is the first felt fellow to be made[...]
Frank Oz Says Disney is Mishandling The Muppets
When it comes to The Muppets there is one famous puppeteer that thinks Disney is dropping the ball — big time In a recent interview with Frank Oz in The Hollywood Reporter Oz mentioned that he believes Disney just doesn't "get it". Editorial credit: Jaguar PS / "As much as Disney loves The Muppets and wants[...]
Muppet Babies: Kermit and Fozzie Take Show-n-Tell to the Extreme in New Preview
We probably did a hundred different characters trying to figure out who this was going to be, and when we came into Disney Junior with this penguin and a couple others, they immediately went to the penguin and said, 'That one.' We have that original drawing hanging in the studio now." – Tom Warburton Muppet Babies[...]
Presidential Election (…keep it movin'…) and a nightly talk show. can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: The Weekly Static s01e28: Kylie Jenner, Walking Dead, Muppets & More! ( FOX Orders Season 15 of So You Think You Can Dance What Lauren Cohan's New ABC Pilot Means for The Walking Dead Disney Plans The Muppets Reboot for New[...]
Disney Plans The Muppets Reboot for New Streaming Service
To that end, sources have told The Hollywood Reporter exclusively that The Muppets would be getting their second reboot in the past four years as part of the new service's programming slate; and that Disney is actively searching for a writer with a new take. The Muppets Studio was acquired by Disney in 2004, but it[...]
Muppets Confidential: Steve Whitmire Speaks Out On Firing
Whitmire writes that he was fired unexpectedly by Disney over two reasons that were never brought to his attention prior to his firing: "As I am sure you can imagine, I have experienced every possible emotion since October 2016, when I received a phone call from The Muppets Studio's executives to say they were recasting Through[...]
Muppet Confidential: Puppeteer Whitmire Gone; Kermit Declines Comment
If the next time you hear Kermit the Frog he sounds a little different, you're not imaging things: long-time puppeteer Steve Whitmire, whose been working with The Muppets since the The Muppet Show in the late '70's, is reportedly no longer working with Muppets Studio Muppet fan site Tough Pigs reached out to the company[...]
Rat Approved Pizza: PizzaRizzo At Disney's Hollywood Studios!
This makes sense as Hollywood Studios is getting an expanded Toy Story area, so I don't think Pizza Planet will be gone for long. The pizzeria is in the Muppets section of Hollywood Studios, which isn't nearly big enough for these long time pop icons The section is made to look like Manhattan, and Disney does[...]