Muppets Most Wanted is a 2014 American caper musical comedy film produced by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by James Bobin and written by Bobin and Nicholas Stoller, the film—the eighth theatrical film featuring the Muppets—is a sequel to 2011’s The Muppets and stars Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, and Tina Fey. In Muppets Most Wanted, the Muppets find themselves unwillingly involved in an international crime caper while on tour in Europe.
The majority of the production team behind The Muppets returned for Muppets Most Wanted. Principal photography commenced in January 2013 at Pinewood Studios in London. Muppets Most Wanted premiered March 11, 2014 in Los Angeles, California and was released in North America on March 21, 2014.
“Woo Hoo” from Off The Rocker (listen here) was licensed for a TV spot.
Genre: Caper Musical Comedy
Director: James Bobin
Cast: Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, and Tina Fey
Writer: James Bobin and Nicholas Stoller