Whitmire alluded to conflict with Disney, who bought the rights to the Muppets
in 2004, speaking of the company's "limitations with respect to how well they know the Muppets
The statement by Muppets
Studio came after Whitmire said in the (http://www.
were briey revived on TV 20 years ago but the main show aired to huge success between 1976 and 1981.
During the school holiday period in April and May, the Muppets
will also be the main attraction at the family check-in desks in Frankfurt and Munich -- figures from the film will adorn the airport signs, and there will also be the popular Muppets
boarding cards for children and their cuddly toys.
I've been a fan of the Muppets
for many years, but this is my first time acting opposite a frog.
The new revival of the Muppets
includes a Broadway show, which is in its early stages of development, but the Muppeteers are hoping for a new incarnation of "The Muppet
Show" on TV.
And for those fans chomping at the bit for the forthcoming Disney movie, Muppets
Most Wanted, we're also being treated to a sneak peek of it.
I could do a movie without him and all the other Muppets
They head to Los Angeles where Walter discovers scheming oil man Tex Richman (Chris Cooper) plans to bulldoze the Muppet
Theatre and drill for the black gold that lies beneath.
In truth the popularity of Jim Henson's creations has never really waned thanks to endless repeats of the award-winning television series The Muppet
Show, which ended in 1981, and subsequent film adventures including madcap re-imaginings of A Christmas Carol, Treasure Island and The Wizard Of Oz.
F YOU get teary-eyed at childhood reminiscences of the Muppet
Show then you will love this latest instalment in the larger-than-life history of Jim Henson's famous creations.
The script, co-written by Jason Segel (who also stars) and Nicholas Stoller, sees the crew trying save Smalltown's iconic Muppet
Theatre from demolition by a scheming oil man, by raising $10m dollars in two weeks.