the Muppets

An Interview with “The Muppets” Co-Star – Kermit the Frog

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"The Muppets" Kermit the FrogEarlier this week, I had the opportunity to interview Miss Piggy, which was quite an experience.  Later that day, I had the opportunity to talk with Kermit the Frog.  Here’s how that conversation went:

Why should audiences see Disney’s “The Muppets”?

It’s funny, upbeat and full of laughs for everyone… frogs, pigs, bears… even people.

For new fans, it’s a chance to see the Muppets in action on the big screen. And for old fans, it’s a chance to get together with old friends… and get a little crazy together. Read the rest of this entry »

An Interview with “The Muppets” Star – Miss Piggy (seriously)

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Miss Piggy from "The Muppets"A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to have a conversation with Miss Piggy.  Here are some snipits from the interview…

What is Disney’s “The Muppets” about? 

It’s moi’s story, of course. It’s about how I am working in Paris and Kermit and the other Muppets come over and beg me to come home. I run the complete gamut of acting—from smiling to frowning. It’s got Oscar® written all over it—and I’m not just talking de La Renta. I have heard rumors that there’s another storyline in the movie that doesn’t involve moi, but who really cares about that?

 What is your role in Disney’s “The Muppets?”

Moi plays moi.  It’s a casting no-brainer. Naturally, all of Hollywood’s top actresses tested for the part—Roberts, Streep, Winslet, Jolie, Bullock—but in the end they decided that there is only one moi and I’m it!

 In the movie, I portray the plus-size fashion editor of Vogue Paris—I’m in charge of a whole office full of editors who all want to look just like moi. But of course, Kermit wants me back with the Muppets to save the day and put on some big show.  Can I resist? Well, see the movie and find out. Read the rest of this entry »

A Preview of The New Muppets Movie

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I love how what’s old is new again.  I got some early access to the new trailer for The Muppets.  Check it out: