Muppets Most Wanted

2014 American musical comedy film

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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  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.
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