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Does Disney Have an Identity Crisis?

The job has been vacant since Rich Ross lost his job last month. The next chief will have to figure out what "Disney" means in 2012.

By Claude Brodesser-Akner

We Probably Should Stop Asking Jason Segel about The Muppets

Jason Segel will not be in the next Muppet movie – no way – don't even think about – it won't happen – no chance – stop asking. In an interview promoting the soon-to-be-released Five-Year Engagement, he made it very clear he won't even cameo in [...]

By Jesse David Fox

The Original ‘Muppet Show’ Pitch Video Is Damn Near Irresistible

Take notes, anyone hoping to someday sell a TV show of their own: this pitch video for the original Muppet Show, created and voiced by Jim Henson, is how you do it. As Slashfilm notes, this isn't exactly new, but I had never seen it so I [...]

By Adam Frucci

Kermit the Frog Joins the Colbert Nation

Colbert's discussion of the Republican primary in the South would be incomplete without a visit from his new "Chief Swampland Political Analyst," Kermit the Frog. Kermie protests at first, citing the facts that he is a non-partisan [...]

By Hallie Cantor

The Muppets Parody Trailers Live to Fight Another Day

We've missed you so much, Muppets parody trailers. We don't even mind that this time, you're only an ad for the March 20 DVD release of a movie we've all already seen. And we definitely don't mind that you're making us seriously consider what [...]

By Hallie Cantor

Jason Segel Will Be Fully Absent From The Muppets Sequel

No more marveling at how gigantic Jason Segel looks next to tiny puppet versions of himself. Segel has said that not only will he not be writing the next Muppets movie, he also won't be starring in it. He said:

By Hallie Cantor