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The Muppets are getting ghostly in “Muppets Haunted Mansion,” their first-ever Halloween special, which debuted on Disney+ on Friday. The family-friendly film features a star-studded cast of Muppets and celebrity cameos, plus all-new music, and spooky fun.
In “Muppets Haunted Mansion,” The Great Gonzo is challenged to spend one very daring Halloween night in the Haunted Mansion. The daredevil artiste has done it all, seen it all, and survived it all — but will he make it through a night in the eerie mansion?
Pepe the King Prawn, Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie, Animal, and the rest of the Muppets gang are all featured in the film alongside Will Arnett (as The Ghost Host), Taraji P. Henson (as The Bride), and Yvette Nicole Brown (as The Hearse Driver). Audiences will also see special appearances from Alfonso Ribeiro, Darren Criss, Jeannie Mai, Danny Trejo, Sasheer Zamata, Craig Robinson, Skai Jackson, Pat Sajak, Geoff Keighley, Justina Machado, John Stamos, Kim Irvine, and the late Ed Asner. The Halloween special also features three original songs: “Rest in Peace,” “Life Hereafter” and “Tie the Knot Tango,” all of which are featured on the “Muppets Haunted Mansion EP” along with a cover of “Dancing in the Moonlight.”
“Muppets Haunted Mansion” is directed by Kirk R. Thatcher; Bill Barretta, Andrew Williams, David Lightboy and Leigh Slaughter serve as Executive Producers.
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Disney+ delivers a premium, ad-free viewing experience, with unlimited downloads on up to 10 devices, over 100 titles in 4K UHD and HDR, and the ability to create separate profiles and stream content on up to four screens.
The streaming giant hosts a mega-collection of Disney+ Originals including kid-friendly programming such as “Luca,” “Soul,” “A Celebration of the Music of Coco,” “Among the Stars,” “Diary of a Future President,” “Doogie Kamealoha, M.D,” and the adventure comedy film, “Under Wraps,” which will make a great addition to your Halloween watch list.
For Marvel fans, Disney+ is home to the Marvel Cinematic Universe as well as original shows like “The Falcon & Winter Soldier,” “WandaVision,” “Loki,” “What If…?,” and the forthcoming “Hawkeye” series. There’s also a bunch of content for Star Wars fanatics including “The Mandalorian,” “LEGO Star Wars: Terrifying Tales,” and “Star Wars: The Bad Batch.”