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    'Alice In Wonderland 2' & 'Bad Santa 2' Are Moving Forward With Directors & Writers Coming On Board

    Sequels! It's taken a while, but wildly successful movies, from different sides of the tracks, are now getting ready to return in front of the cameras as sequels, and even better, they've got some helmers to do with it. So, let's dive in.

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    'The Muppets' Helmer James Bobin To Direct Period Musical 'Tribyville'

    After proving he could successfully helm and help revive a beloved franchise in "The Muppets," it looks like James Bobin will be getting an opportunity to direct yet another musical. This time, it will be from a script he wrote himself.

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    Mike Newell Out, 'The Muppets' Helmer James Bobin In To Direct WWII Spy Flick 'Agent Zigzag'

    Let's get this out of the way first and let's not be super alarmist about it (aka don't panic Miss Piggy and Kermit fans). There's nothing super concrete that says "The Muppets" sequel has been delayed, scrapped, etc. However, in a new Variety report about "The Muppets...

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    Zach Galifianakis May Lead 'Confederacy Of Dunces' For 'Muppets' Director James Bobin

    When you talk dream projects that you wish could become resurrected -- something we do for shits and giggles from time to time -- very high on our list is John Kennedy Toole's posthumously-published, picaresque novel "A Confederacy of Dunces" (published in 1980, eleven years ...

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    James Bobin & Nicholas Stoller Sign On For 'Muppets' Sequel, Jason Segel Too Busy To Co-Write This Time

    While the $153 million worldwide take for "The Muppets" probably was a bit below the numbers Disney were looking for with their franchise reboot, there are some things to note. Of all the Muppet movies so far, that film was the most financially successful at the box office, and on a purely...

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    Feist, Joanna Newsom & Andrew Bird All Guest On Soundtrack To 'The Muppets'

    Film Features Four New Songs By 'Flight of the Conchords' Man Bret McKenzie, & Covers Of Cee-Lo Green & NirvanaUpdate: A new trailer/TV spot for the film has landed, courtesy of Bleeding Cool, with a couple of excellent new gags: we're particularly fond of the traveling-by-map one. You can find it a...

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    Watch: Full Trailer For 'The Muppets' Is The Best Yet

    It's not been a banner year for The Playlist's inner child. We've been spoiled in recent years, admittedly, but even the better kids flicks of the year so far, like "Rango" and "Kung Fu Panda 2," seem aimed at adults more than children, drawing on the Western and martial arts genres, but neglecting ...

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    'The Sitter' Scribes Gatewood & Tanaka Want Director James Bobin To 'Meet The New Boss'

    With David Gordon Green turning from indie auteur to something of a comedy savant, it seems like it's creating a ripple effect on those around him. While "Your Highness" is due in theaters this Friday with "The Sitter" following later this year, on December 9th, it looks like the writers of that fli...

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