After taking on your generic romantic-comedy, then The Hangover Part II, The Muppets have found its latest victim: Green Lantern. In brightest day, in blackest night, our furry creatures never let evil escape their sight. These three parodies aren’t all we are getting though, as Disney is debuting the official theatrical trailer on Monday, June 20th at 11am EST.
Written by Forgetting Sarah Marshall filmmakers Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller, and directed by Flight of the Conchords HBO show helmer/writer/executive producer James Bobin, The Muppets stars Jason Segel, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper, and a boatload of cameos. Check out the teaser below or on YouTube in HD.
On vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world’s biggest Muppet fan, and his friends Gary (Jason Segel) and Mary (Amy Adams) from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of oilman Tex Richman (Chris Cooper) to raze the Muppet Theater and drill for the oil recently discovered beneath the Muppets’ former stomping grounds. To stage The Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever and raise the $10 million needed to save the theater, Walter, Mary and Gary help Kermit reunite the Muppets, who have all gone their separate ways: Fozzie now performs with a Reno casino tribute band called the Moopets, Miss Piggy is a plus-size fashion editor at Vogue Paris, Animal is in a Santa Barbara clinic for anger management, and Gonzo is a high-powered plumbing magnate.
The Muppets hits theaters on November 23rd, 2011.
Which parody has been your favorite?
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