Muppets Most Wanted

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Muppets Most Wanted is a 2014 American musical comedy caper film produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the eighth movie featuring the Muppets.[1] It was directed by James Bobin and written by Bobin and Nicholas Stoller. Muppets Most Wanted is a sequel to 2011's The Muppets and stars Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, and Tina Fey.[2] In Muppets Most Wanted, the Muppets find themselves unwittingly involved in an international crime caper while on tour in Europe.[3]

The majority of the production team behind The Muppets returned for Muppets Most Wanted. This was including Bobin, Stoller, producers David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman of Mandeville Films.[4] Music supervisor Bret McKenzie also returned.[5][6] The movie started filming in January 2013 at Pinewood Studios in London.[7] Muppets Most Wanted premiered March 11, 2014 in Los Angeles, California and was released in North America on March 21, 2014.

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  1. Rottenberg, Josh (January 30, 2013). "A first look at the Muppets sequel, 'Muppets...Again!' – Exclusive". Entertainment Weekly. http://insidemovies.ew.com/2013/01/30/muppets-sequel-exclusive/. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
  2. Brodesser-Akner, Claude (March 1, 2012). "New Muppets Movie Going Ahead, But Without Jason Segel As a Writer". Vulture. http://www.vulture.com/2012/03/new-muppet-movie-in-the-works-but-without-jason-segel.html. Retrieved January 18, 2013.
  3. McIntyre, Gina (January 10, 2014). "'Muppets Most Wanted' finds Kermit and company in a crime caper". Los Angeles Times. http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/moviesnow/la-et-mn-sneaks-muppets-most-wanted-20140112,0,7870748.story#ixzz2rABN9jgU. Retrieved January 22, 2014.
  4. Kit, Borys (August 16, 2012). "'The Muppets' Producer Mandeville Re-Ups With Disney (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/mandeville-disney-muppets-sequel-363369. Retrieved September 19, 2012.
  5. Miller, Daniel; Kit, Borys (October 31, 2012). "Christoph Waltz in Negotiations to Star in 'The Muppets' Sequel (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/christoph-waltz-negotiations-star-muppets-385055. Retrieved January 19, 2013.
  6. Weintraub, Steve. "'The Muppets' Sequel Update: Filming Begins in Late January at Pinewood Studios in London; Bret McKenzie Writing New Songs". Collider.com. http://collider.com/the-muppets-2-sequel-news/208626/. Retrieved November 7, 2012.
  7. Lussier, Germaine. "Sequel Bits: Fast and Furious 6, Star Trek 3, Muppets 2, Catching Fire, Legend of Conan". /Film. http://www.slashfilm.com/sequel-bits-fast-and-furious-6-star-trek-3-muppets-2-catching-fire-legend-of-conan/. Retrieved January 19, 2013.