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Muppets Most Wanted

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Muppets Most Wanted is a 2014 American-German-Spanish-Irish-British 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. Archived from the original on January 21, 2015. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
  2. Brodesser-Akner, Claude (March 1, 2012). "New Muppets Movie Going Ahead, But Without Jason Segel As a Writer". Vulture. Retrieved January 18, 2013.
  3. McIntyre, Gina (January 10, 2014). "'Muppets Most Wanted' finds Kermit and company in a crime caper". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved January 22, 2014.
  4. Kit, Borys (August 16, 2012). "'The Muppets' Producer Mandeville Re-Ups With Disney (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. 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. 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. Retrieved November 7, 2012.
  7. Lussier, Germaine. "Sequel Bits: Fast and Furious 6, Star Trek 3, Muppets 2, Catching Fire, Legend of Conan". /Film. Retrieved January 19, 2013.