Universal Options "The Wicked + The Divine" for TV Adaptation
A low-quality snapshot of the poster has been floating around the Internet for several days, but now Disney has released the official one-sheet for The Muppets.
Directed by James Bobin (Da Ali Gi Show, The Flight of the Conchords), from a script by Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller, the movie centers on three fans who help the Muppets reunite to save their old studio from a greedy oil tycoon. The all-star cast includes Segel, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper, Rashida Jones, Zach Galifianakis, Jack Black, Ed Helms, Neil Patrick Harris, Katy Perry, Donald Glover and … well, too many to list. The Muppets opens on Nov. 23.
On vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world’s biggest Muppet fan, and his friends Gary (Jason Segel) and Mary (Amy Adams) from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of oilman Tex Richman (Chris Cooper) to raze the Muppet Theater and drill for the oil recently discovered beneath the Muppets’ former stomping grounds.
To stage The Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever and raise the $10 million needed to save the theater, Walter, Mary and Gary help Kermit reunite the Muppets, who have all gone their separate ways: Fozzie now performs with a Reno casino house band called the Moopets, Miss Piggy is a plus-size fashion editor at Vogue Paris, Animal is in a Santa Barbara clinic for anger management, and Gonzo is a high-powered plumbing magnate.