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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 [...]

Prepare for a Muppets Sequel Minus Jason Segel's Deft Puppety Touch

The good news: there could be a Muppets sequel!

The bad news: Jason Segel is too busy being a giant TV and movie star to help Nicholas Stoller and director James Bobin write the script.

The consolation news: he still might star in the sequel!

The second-thoughts news: After such a perfect original movie in The Muppets, do we even want a sequel that will inevitably disappoint?

The conclusions news: yeah, we probably do.

You Really Can't Argue With Bret From Flight of the Conchords and Muppets

So, here's a high-res image of the creators and stars of The Greatest Muppet Movie Ever Made. It's fun! It's got all the Muppets in it, Jason Segel, director James Bobin, and co-writer Nick Stoller. But the most exciting part of the picture? It's what I cropped for you right here, Mr. Bret McKenzie from the late (at least in terms of the TV show), great Flight of the Conchords. Bret and Muppets! I am very, very on board with this movie. Here's the full shot: