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Disney is Working on a Muppets Musical

Variety reports that Disney Theatrical has begun work on a live Broadway musical starring The Muppets. A 15-minute “elaborate presentation” already took place May 31 in near-secrecy at the New Amsterdam Theater—a “test of concept”, according to division president Thomas … Continue reading

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How the Walt Disney Company Solved The “Boy Problem”

The most crucial difference between Michael Eisner and his successor at Disney, Bob Iger turns out to be a belief in building around franchises. The buzzword from Eisner was always synergy, code word for cooperation between divisions. Iger came from … Continue reading

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The Muppets Sequel gets Name, Plot Synopsis

The Muppets sequel has begun shooting in London and Disney has provided EW with the above photo to promote the film. Looks like Kermit the Frog gets mixed up in an international criminal ring via mistaken identity. I also spy … Continue reading

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ESPN Muppets Crossover in Latest Ad

There’s something to be said for synergy. If you add up it’s own library, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm and other purchases Disney now owns the rights to well over 25,000 characters. Disney acquired The Muppets early in this string of acquisitions. … Continue reading

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Blooper Reel from The Muppets

It’s been seven months since The Muppets hit theaters but there’s still a little more to see from the film. Or rather stuff that didn’t make it into the film – aka bloopers and outtakes. I think I liked that … Continue reading

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