A-list stars in talks to join Muppets movie
October 16th, 2010
01:00 PM ET

A-list stars in talks to join Muppets movie

It's time to light the lights – the Muppets are heading back to the big screen, along with some pretty A-list co-stars.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper and Rashida Jones are in talks to team up with Kermit, Miss Piggy and Fozzie the Bear for an all-new Muppet movie.

"How I Met Your Mother" star Jason Segel, who is co-writer and co-producer of the project, has already been cast as the film's leading man, who is on a quest to find and reunite the Muppets so they can help save a movie studio.

Adams is set to play Segel's girlfriend, Jones will portray an ABC network executive, and Cooper is the greedy villain who dislikes the Muppets and wants to tear down the studio and dig for oil underneath it.

Two of the film's stars recently dished to Entertainment Weekly about the new flick, which is set to begin shooting in November.

"We think it's going to be great," Kermit tells the new issue.

"Of course it is," added Miss Piggy. "I'm in it."

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  1. Becan

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  3. joe

    Amy Adams.....mmmmmmmmmmm

    October 19, 2010 at 2:32 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Holly Golightly

    I totally dig the Muppets!!!! They are the best!!!!

    October 18, 2010 at 12:12 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Dan

    Sell by date expired? I strongly disagree. They just haven't been in films lately. Those movies are hilarious and timeless. I'm sure there will be tons of clever 2010 references...Twitter, Facebook, Paris Hilton......Those movies have always made me laugh...and I can't wait to show my kids. Maybe i'm a huge dork, but I'm excited! 🙂

    October 18, 2010 at 12:14 am | Report abuse |
  6. W Smith

    The Muppets sell-by date expired about 15 years ago. What a waste...

    October 17, 2010 at 8:56 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Head Diva In Charge

    A new Muppet movie?! Can't wait! I will be watching for sure.

    October 17, 2010 at 6:01 pm | Report abuse |
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    October 17, 2010 at 10:53 am | Report abuse |
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    October 17, 2010 at 7:18 am | Report abuse |
  10. colwol

    jason segel***

    October 17, 2010 at 12:20 am | Report abuse |
  11. GeneratorRick

    Yeah, but the Muppets...fehhhh....old stuff.

    October 16, 2010 at 10:30 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Frank

    Ooh, I love Amy Adams.

    October 16, 2010 at 3:16 pm | Report abuse |

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