Title and Plot Revealed for the ‘Muppets’ Sequel ‘The Muppets… Again!’
Entertainment Weekly just announced some new info on the upcoming Muppets sequel, which is title The Muppets… Again! The plot involves the Muppets’ repertory company going on a world tour, selling out big theaters in Europe, only to find themselves involved with a notorious jewel thief named Constantine, who looks exactly like Kermit. The plot seems to resemble the jewel heist elements of 1981’s The Great Muppet Caper. “I always loved those classic jewel-heist capers from the ’60s and ’70s, so I was very keen to do a movie that had elements of that [genre] featuring the Muppets and comedy and songs,” says James Bobin who directed the previous movie and returns for this one. He co-wrote the script with Nicholas Stoller. The three major human characters are Constantine’s bad guy sidekick (Ricky Gervais), a Russian gulag prison guard (Tina Fey), and a French Interpol agent (Ty Burrell). The Muppets… Again! is filming in Europe now and is set for release on March 21, 2014, so you’ll have to wait a while to be entertained by felt.