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Jason Segal Wants To Do 'Justice' To Muppets

Jason Segel wanted to make sure he did "justice" to 'The Muppets' legacy.The actor - who both stars in and wrote the script for 'The Muppets' - admits he was under pressure to get it...

Mick Jagger To Perform At Grammys

Sir Mick Jagger is to perform at the Grammys for the first time.The Rolling Stones frontman is to take to the stage at the 53rd Grammy Awards on February 13 as part of a special...

Nicki Minaj Will Present Grammy Award

Nicki Minaj and Selena Gomez will present prizes at this year's Grammy Awards.The 'Check It Out' singer and the Disney starlet are among the star names who will hand out accolades at the star-studded bash...

Paltrow & Muppets For Grammy Gig With Green?

GWYNETH PALTROW and CEE LO GREEN are set to team up with THE MUPPETS for a fun-filled duet at the Grammy Awards show later this month (Feb11), according to U.S. reports.The unlikely pair hit the...

Gwyneth Paltrow And Muppets To Sing At Grammys

Gwyneth Paltrow is to perform with The Muppets and Cee Lo Green at the Grammy Awards.The actress and the soul singer are teaming up with the puppet characters, which includes Kermit the Frog and Miss...

Jack Black Compares Muppets Movie To Being John Malkovich

Jack Black has compared the new 'Muppets' movie to 'Being John Malkovich.The actor and comedian - who is set to appear as himself in the 2011 film - explained the upcoming movie, penned by his...

Will Ferrell And Galafianakis Set For Political Comedy Film

Will Ferrell and Zach Galafianakis have signed up to work on an unnamed political comedy.The Hollywood comedians will film the project - due for release during the US 2012 presidential elections - next year, with...

Jane Lynch Joins Muppets Movie

Jane Lynch has joined the cast of the upcoming Disney 'Muppets' movie. The 'Glee' star - who plays the scheming cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester in the musical comedy -will portray a prison guard in the...

Reese Witherspoon To Receive Fame Star

Reese Witherspoon is to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.The 'Legally Blonde' star is one of 30 new famous faces who will be immortalised on Hollywood Boulevard, along with actresses Gwyneth Paltrow,...

Jason Segal In Next Muppet Movie

Jason Segal has signed up to the next 'Muppets' movie. The 30-year-old actor will play the human lead in the puppet story, which is to be directed by James Bobin - who has previously worked...

West Teams Up With Muppets For Tour

Rapper KANYE WEST will be joined by a team of puppets for his forthcoming U.S. tour with help from the company founded by THE MUPPETS creator JIM HENSON. The Stronger hitmaker has promised fans the...

The Muppets Eye Movie Stardom Again

The world's favourite puppets, THE MUPPETS, are making a return to the big screen. The colourful characters, who were created by puppeteer Jim Henson's workshop, made their debut on U.S. TV show Sesame Street in...

Muppets Dad Henson Set For Biopic

THE MUPPETS creator JIM HENSON's life is to be turned into a new movie. The late puppeteer, filmmaker and entertainment mogul will be brought back from the dead in Henson. Filmmaker Penny Marshall is a...

Movie Reviews: Death At A Funeral

It's not often these days that comedies are described as farce. But the term is used by most of the critics writing about Frank Oz's Death at a Funeral. The director, best known for providing...

Weinsteins Land Bert, Ernie, Cookie Monster, Et Al

The Walt Disney Co. may now own the rights to Kermit and Miss Piggy, but Bob and Harvey Weinstein -- Disney's old nemeses -- now own the rights to distribute the shows featuring Elmo, Cookie...

No Quiet Wedding For Sugababe Heidi

British TV presenter DAVE BERRY is making sure his future wedding to pop star girlfriend HEIDI RANGE will be a day to remember - he wants the SCISSOR SISTERS and THE MUPPETS to play at...

The Muppets Get Raunchy

THE MUPPETS creators are staging a cheeky puppet show for adults only at Scotland's Edinburgh Fringe festival this year (06). JIM HENSON'S PUPPET IMPROV, led by the late Henson's son BRIAN, are already staging more...

Knoxville Slates Kermit

JACKASS star JOHNNY KNOXVILLE was an unusual child - he hated THE MUPPETS. Badboy Knoxville was a fan of rival children's programme SESAME STREET, favouring THE COUNT and MR SUNFFALUFFAGUS to Kermit and the rest...

Miss Piggy To Judge Muppet Idol

Classic puppet show THE MUPPETS is making a comeback - after a talent contest is held to audition for a brand new member. Hosted my KERMIT THE FROG and judged by MISS PIGGY and...

Henson's Creature Shop Threatened

JIM HENSON'S CREATURE SHOP in London faces closure, because movie makers are turning their backs on the UK after the removal of tax incentives there. The workshop has been responsible for creating the characters...

Ashanti Lands New Movie Role

R+B sensation ASHANTI is branching out further as an actress after signing on to join the cast of new revenge comedy JOHN TUCKER MUST DIE. The pretty singer, who teamed up with THE MUPPETS...

There's No Place Like Home For Ashanti In Muppets' Oz

ASHANTI and QUENTIN TARANTINO are to be the unlikely stars of THE MUPPETS' adaptation of classic movie THE WIZARD OF OZ. R+B star Ashanti will play aspiring performer DOROTHY GALE in the remake, who...

Brosnan's Fire-eating Disaster

JAMES BOND star PIERCE BROSNAN has given up showing off his fire-eating skills, after a performance on THE MUPPETS left a very sour taste in his mouth. The Irish screen star picked up his...

Jessica Teams Up With Jewel + Kenny In Variety Show

JESSICA SIMPSON will duet with JEWEL and KENNY ROGERS on her first TV special in America next month (11APR04). The pop star-turned-reality TV queen will also perform with husband NICK LACHEY when the first...

The Muppets Head To Oz

Beloved TV puppets THE MUPPETS are heading for OZ in a remake of THE WIZARD OF OZ. KERMIT THE FROG, MISS PIGGY, GONZO THE GREAT and their pals will star alongside a human DOROTHY...

Walt Disney Bag The Muppets

Underfire media giants WALT DISNEY have snapped up the TV and media rights to popular puppets THE MUPPETS. The JIM HENSON CO. have sold the rights to Disney - who rejected a hostile takeover...

Muppets Enlighten Children On Terror Attacks

Well-loved puppets THE MUPPETS will help young children come to terms with their feelings concerning terror attacks on contemporary society. The nonprofit group behind hit children's show SESAME STREET announced yesterday (25JUN03) that it...

Muppets Go Home

THE MUPPETS are back in the hands of the HENSON family after three years. Creator JIM HENSON's family sold KERMIT, MISS PIGGY and co to German media company EM.TV + Merchandising AG in 2000,...

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