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Cee Lo Cee-lo Green Lands Christmas Tv Special

Cee Lo Green is hoping to take the late Andy Williams' place as the king of the Christmas TV special after enlisting Rod Stewart and The Muppets to join him for his first annual televised...

Christina Aguilera Gets Romantic With Cee Lo Cee-lo Green On Christmas Album

Cee Lo Green has revealed Christina Aguilera, his fellow judge on American Tv talent show The Voice, and The Muppets will feature on his much-anticipated new Christmas album.Last week (ends14Sep12) the Forget You hitmaker let...

Joseph Gordon-levitt Stunned By Emily Blunt's Muppets Footage

Actor Joseph Gordon-levitt was left floored by footage pal Emily Blunt captured on her camera phone during her brief stint on the set of last year's (11) The Muppets - because it featured his puppet...

Jason Segel To Quit 'How I Met Your Mother'

Jason Segel is set to quit 'How I Met Your Mother'.The comedy actor is to bow out of the comedy series after he completes filming on its eighth series as his Hollywood career has taken...

What Would Big Bird Say About Henson-chick-fil-a Feud?

One day after the Jim Henson Co. announced that it was severing its relationship with Chick-fil-A because of the company's stance on homosexuality in general and gay marriage in particular, the fast-food chain said that...

Jason Segel Embraces Old Fashioned Comedy In 'The Five Year Engagement'

Jason Segel embraced old fashioned comedy when writing 'The Five Year Engagement'.The 'How I Met Your Mother' and comic writer says he went back to basics with the screenplay he wrote for the romantic comedy...

Zach Galifianakis Joins A Confederacy Of Dunces

Zach Galifianakis is set to star in 'A Confederacy of Dunces'.The 'Hangover' actor looks set to be joined by 'The Muppets' director James Bobin in the movie adaptation of John Kennedy Toole's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel...

Justin Bieber Up For Teen Choice Awards

Justin Bieber has been nominated for five Teen Choice Awards.The 'Never Say Never' hitmaker has received the highest individual number of nominations for the annual ceremony - Choice Male Artist, Choice Fashion Icon: Male, Choice...

Jason Segel Rejected By Hillary Clinton

Jason Segel has revealed how he was rejected by Hillary Clinton.The funnyman has previously joked that the former US First Lady` is the mystery matriarch on his TV show 'How I Met Your Mother' and...

Jason Segel Forced To Lose Weight For New Romance

The Muppets star Jason Segel had to lose weight for his latest role in The Five-year Engagement - because film bosses insisted he had to be more toned to romance Emily Blunt.The funnyman admits he...

Love Steps Up Dave Grohl Feud

Courtney Love has stepped up her war of words with Dave Grohl by accusing the rocker of destroying Kurt Cobain's memory by allowing a Nirvana song to be used in The Muppets movie.The Foo Fighters...

No Lack Of Buyers For Family Films On Dvd And Blu-ray

Family films continue to outperform on home video -- the only bright spot on an otherwise dreary business. The latest evidence is the strong performance of Alvin and the Chipmunks Chipwrecked from 20th Century Fox...

The Muppets Get Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

The Muppets have received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Jim Henson-created puppet group - made up of characters Miss Piggy, Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear among many others - turned...

Jack Black Defends The Muppets Over Love 'Criticism'

Jack Black has come to the defence of The Muppets after Courtney Love reportedly accused the popular puppets of destroying Kurt Cobain's legacy by covering a Nirvana song in the latest movie.The Hole star was...

Courtney Love's The Muppets Allegation "Absurd", Says Jack Black

Courtney Love has been laying into Kermit The Frog of all people, accusing him, Disney and The Muppets of "raping" her late-husband Kurt Cobain and his band Nirvana's song 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' with their...

Courtney Love Blasts The Muppets' Nirvana Cover

Courtney Love has accused The Muppets of ''raping'' the memory of Kurt Cobain.The Hole singer feels the puppet troupe were disrespectful to her former husband - who committed suicide in 1994 - with their cover...

Jason Segal Off The Muppets Sequel

Jason Segel will not be returning to film another 'Muppets' movie. The 'How I Met Your Mother' actor - who played the role of Gary in the picture, as well as working as an executive...

The Muppets Returning For Sequel

Disney movie executives are bringing The Muppets back for a sequel after scoring gold at the Oscars.The family movie, starring Jason Segel and Amy Adams alongside the late Jim Henson's puppet creations, proved to be...

Miss Piggy And Kermit The Frog Will Present At The Oscars

Miss Piggy and Kermit The Frog will be among the presenters at this year's Academy Awards. Organisers announced on Friday (17 Feb 2012) that Miss Piggy and Kermit The Frog will be presenting an award.The...

Amy Adams Joins Object Of Beauty

Amy Adams will star in and produce 'Object of Beauty'. The 'Fighter' actress will take the leading role in the adaptation of Steve Martin's novel, which she will produce alongside Trudie Styler and Celine Rattray....

Miss Piggy Challenges Clooney To Wrestling Match

Miss Piggy has challenged George Clooney to a wrestling match at the Orange British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) 2012.The outspoken puppet star of new movie 'The Muppets' is the official red carpet host of the...

Olly Murs Planning Iconic Brits Outfit

Olly Murs wants to be an icon at the Brit Awards.The 27-year-old singer is "delighted" to have been asked to perform at next month's ceremony and has promised to don an outfit that people will...

Jason Segel Named Hasty Pudding Man Of The Year

Jason Segel has been named Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Man of the Year. The 'How I Met Your Mother' actor has been chosen to receive the annual honour by the Hasty Pudding Theatricals group -...

Amy Adams 'Star-struck' By Muppets

Amy Adams was "star-struck" by the Muppets.The actress was thrilled to be cast in the famous puppets' new movie, but admits she was overwhelmed when she got close to the characters she had loved as...

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Bill Murray Wishes You 'A Very Murray Christmas' This December

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Cooties - Trailer

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