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The Muppets – Official Trailer

Okay, are you ready? it’s the official trailer for The Muppets. I can see why Disney executives reportedly gave it a standing ovation at the pilot screening. Update: , new video, hopefully with better audio Here’s the official synopsis: The Muppets return to primetime with… Read More »The Muppets – Official Trailer

The Muppets Visit YouTube Cooking Show – Nerdy Nummies!

First of all, Christopher Kimball of America’s Test Kitchen and Swedish Chef, separated at birth? I’m just saying. The Muppets really are making the promotional rounds to get the word out about “Muppets Most Wanted.” Today Miss Piggy and the Swedish Chef visited Nerdy Nummies… Read More »The Muppets Visit YouTube Cooking Show – Nerdy Nummies!

Designers Compete for O.P.I. Nailpolish on Disney Create

As part of the ongoing initiative to make “The Muppets” movie marketing the most fantastic campaign to ever exist, Disney.com/Create offers their fans a chance to get creative. In the new “Miss Piggy Red Carpet Contest”, users have the chance to submit their designs for Piggy’s… Read More »Designers Compete for O.P.I. Nailpolish on Disney Create

The Muppets Have at Least One More Parody to Share

When we shared with you the final parody trailer from the folks behind the marketing for Disney’s The Muppets, we thought we were done with the parodies. But it turns out at least one more film finds itself skewered by the sharp minds behind the… Read More »The Muppets Have at Least One More Parody to Share

D23 Expo Recap: Day 2

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Hello, and welcome to the D23 Expo, Day 2 (for more expo coverage read my D23 Expo Day 1 and Alison’s D23 Expo Day 3 recaps!) where things were taken up a big ol’ notch. I know, I couldn’t believe it either.

This is where you say, “How in the world did they top the first day? Nothing could be sweeter than Kermit the Frog and Rowlf the Dog singing a tribute to the late, great Jim Henson! Nothing could be better than Dick Van Dyke in concert!

Fair enough. However, where Day 1 was a tip of the hat to Disney legends, Day 2 was about the now and the immediate future. Hence John Lasseter introducing Billy Crystal to a standing ovation (Lasseter also received a standing ovation) while discussing the upcoming Pixar film Monsters University. Also, Jason Segel coming out with Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy to discuss the new Muppet Movie. And of course, the Avengers assembling. On stage. That’s right, with the exception of the Hulk and Captain America, the entire team came out to watch a trailer that they had never seen. Robert Downey, Jr. made us watch it twice. Basically, it was a parade of celebrities (including Jennifer Garner, Sarah Silverman, and Jon Cryer, to name but a few) and Disney awesomeness (including Rich Ross, Andrew Stanton, and Marvel’s Kevin Feige, to again name but a few). My inner geek setting was at 11.

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