Muppets Most Wanted Movie

Muppets Most Wanted movie poster

Who's Involved:

Tom Hiddleston, Todd LIeberman, Salma Hayek, Danny Trejo, Ty Burrell, Tina Fey, James Bobin, John Scotti, Ray Liotta, Jemaine Clement, Ricky Gervais, David Hoberman, Nick Stoller, Steve Whitmire, Eric Jacobson

Release Date:

Friday, March 21, 2014 (Nationwide)

PG PARENTAL GUIDANCE SUGGESTED MPA
some mild action

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Takes the entire Muppets gang on a global tour, selling out grand theaters across European destinations, including Berlin, Madrid and London. But mayhem follows the Muppets overseas, as they find themselves unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper headed by Constantine—the World’s Number One Criminal and a dead ringer for Kermit—and his dastardly sidekick Dominic, aka Number Two, portrayed by Ricky Gervais. The film stars Tina Fey as Nadya, a feisty prison guard, and Ty Burrell as Interpol agent Jean Pierre Napoleon.

official plot version from disney.com


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Who stars in Muppets Most Wanted: Cast List

... Kermit (puppet)

"Fraggle Rock: The Movie"  

... Miss Piggy (puppet)

 

... Interpol Inspector Jean Pierre Napoleon

"Mr. Peabody & Sherman" , "Butter"  

... Dominic, aka Number Two

"The Willoughbys" , "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian"  

... Nadya

"Soul" , "Megamind"  

... Great Escapo

"The Avengers" , "Avengers: Endgame"  


"Minions: The Rise of Gru" , "Machete"  


"The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard" , "The Eternals"  


"No Sudden Move" , "Hubie Halloween"  


"Despicable Me" , "Men in Black III"  

Who's making Muppets Most Wanted: Crew List

A look at the Muppets Most Wanted behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director James Bobin last directed Dora and the Lost City of Gold and Alice Through the Looking Glass. The film's writer James Bobin last wrote Tribyville and The Punch Escrow.

Director

James Bobin

Producers

David Hoberman
Todd LIeberman

Production Company

Walt Disney Studios

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Production: What we know about Muppets Most Wanted?

Key Facts

  1. Featuring music from Academy Award®-winning songwriter Bret McKenzie.
  2. Said Kermit the Frog, "This movie takes us places we've never been before. And trust me—this frog has never seen so much international flavor. I think audiences will eat it up—the entertainment, that is."
  3. Christoph Waltz was originally cast as the lead; however, the actor's schedule prevented Disney from making a deal. Ty Burrell (ABC's "Modern Family") replaced him.
  4. 2011's The Muppets grossed $158 million worldwide. The film starred and was co-written by Jason Segel, but he is not returning for the sequel.

Filming Timeline

  1. October 2013: The film was in Completed status.
  2. June 2013: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. January 2013: The film was in Production status.
  4. Now filming; will shoot on location in London and in Hollywood, as well as in the famed Pinewood Studios in Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire.

  5. October 2012: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  6. Disney is looking to release the pic sometime next year. Expected to shoot in London this winter.

  7. March 2012: The film was in Development status.

Muppets Most Wanted Release Date: When was the film released?

Muppets Most Wanted was released in 2014 on Friday, March 21, 2014 (Nationwide release). There were 13 other movies released on the same date, including Divergent, God's Not Dead and 50 to 1.


When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

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