Muppets Most Wanted
The Muppets Most Wanted is the second Muppets movie to come out since Disney began leasing the Muppet franchise. The movie's release date was set for March 21, 2014 and sees the return of Kermit the Frog and the rest of the Muppet gang. This time they are joined by Tom Hiddleston, who soared to fame by playing Loki in Marvel's Thor and Avengers. Also joining the cast are Tina Fey, Ty Burrell, and Ricky Gervais. There are also appearances by Selma Hayek and Lady Gaga among other well-known celebrities. The Muppets leave California for a World Wide Tour. While touring, they find themselves wrapped up in a European jewelry Heist. The Heist has been headed by Constantine, a frog who looks exactly like Kermit. To escape the law he has switched places with Kermit. Now Kermit is imprisoned, while Constantine is running the Muppet Show. He is joined by his sidekick, Badguy, who is posing as the Muppet's tour manager. When the Muppets realize something is wrong, they have to find Kermit and free him. The Muppets most wanted is a musical comedy. It has appearances by most of the classic Muppet characters. The movie combines sitcom, classic comedy, and plenty of other comedic styles while maintaining a classic Muppet feel.