Disney Shells Out for ‘The Cheapest Muppet Movie Ever Made’

The studio announced the new film, which will be written by comedian Jason Segel.

The news has come flying fast out of Disney's innagural D23 Convention, and the latest involves some beloved puppets. Disney announced at the fan convention that they will be making The Cheapest Muppet Movie Ever Made.

It wasn't clear when the film would be produced, or if a release date has been targeted, but it was said that comedic actor/writer Jason Segel would write the film.

Segel, best known for his work on the TV series How I Met Your Mother, displayed his puppeteering skills in the film Forgetting Sarah Marshall.

We'll be sure to keep you posted on any new developments regarding The Cheapest Muppet Movie Ever Made.

The Muppets was released November 23rd, 2011 and stars Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Jason Segel, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper, Rashida Jones, Donald Glover, Danny Trejo. The film is directed by James Bobin.

Sources: D23 Expo
Tags: The Muppets

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  1. Raoul Duke


    6 years agoby @raoulduke33Flag

  2. Cap25

    Disney has had the rights to the muppets for quite some time now.

    6 years agoby @cap25Flag

  3. MC Legendary

    well Disney owns the muppets now

    6 years agoby @normanse7enFlag

  4. HorrorHound

    Crank Yankers Muppet style lol

    6 years agoby @donnieFlag

  5. Chad Vital

    lmao I love the name, f*cking awesome. Jason Segel yay... Disney though? Kinda weird combination.

    6 years agoby @chad-vitalFlag

  6. Ps2fatboy

    oh i do loe a good muppet movie kermit AND missy piggy .if you wanna check out a good puppet movie watch meet the feebles one of peter jackson earlier movies its muppets on crack swearing f*cking and killing puppets be hard to get but worth it

    6 years agoby @ps2fatboyFlag

  7. hihodiddily


    6 years agoby @messiahbolicalFlag

  8. -comrade-

    Good news.

    6 years agoby @taberjohnson18Flag

  9. Null and Void.

    Love the title.

    6 years agoby @soylentgreenFlag

  10. ed_wood

    He talked about writing this movie a long time ago. I'd really like to see another muppet movie.

    6 years agoby @ed-woodFlag

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