If you fancy singing along with The Muppets
and Sir Michael you'll want to get yourself along to Gosforth Civic Theatre in Newcastle on December 9 for two singalong screenings.
As thousands of fans, young and old are expected to flock to the O2 Arena this July to catch The Muppets
, we ask Kermit what we can expect from the show.
The film includes archival footage of the late Muppet
originator, along with clips of late writers and puppeteers, including Richard Hunt, who played Scooter and Janice on "The Muppet
Show" and Don Music on "Sesame Street."
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
Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog ahead of their 'Muppets
Take The o2' shows at The O2 Arena
The statement by Muppets
Studio came after Whitmire said in the (http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/disney-says-fired-kermit-frog-actor-unacceptable-business-conduct-1021701) interview to Hollywood Reporter: "I am still trying to make sense of how those two issues were egregious enough to justify ending a 39-year career without at least giving me an ultimatum at the time the issue occurred when I would have had a chance to correct my course."
"Piggy emerged largely as a chorus pig from the original Muppet
Show, and we aspire to create new characters and allow them to be part of the Muppets
franchise by tapping into those platforms, then exploring them more deeply on the show," explains Laughlin.
were briey revived on TV 20 years ago but the main show aired to huge success between 1976 and 1981.
I could do a movie without him and all the other Muppets
. I could do a one-woman movie.
The trio visits 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.
* 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.