Disney has released the teaser trailer for Muppets Most Wanted, the newly retitled sequel to director James Bobin’s 2011 musical comedy The Muppets.
Disney has revealed the first images and new plot details from Muppets … Again!, the newly titled sequel to the hit 2011 musical comedy.
Although scheduling conflicts prevented him from taking a lead role as an Interpol inspector, Christoph Waltz teases that he may still appear in Disney’s sequel to The Muppets in a significantly smaller cameo.
Disney and director James Bobin are looking to bring Ricky Gervais into The Muppets fold, casting the comedian as the lead along with longtime favorites Kermit, Miss Piggy and Gonzo in the upcoming sequel.
The Muppets 2, which will begin filming in late January at England’s Pinewood Studios, will include new songs by Bret McKenzie.
The Muppets director James Bobin has signed on to helm the espionage thriller Agent Zigzag for New Line and Playtone Productions.
Disney’s CinemaCon 2012 presentation featured lots of new footage and announcements, including details on Iron Man 3, Oz the Great and Powerful, Frankenweenie, The Muppets 2 and The Lone Ranger.