The Muppets… Again! New pics with Ricky Gervais

Puppets hit London tube, hang with Office funnyman.

The Muppets are back, and they're heading to London.

Disney has revealed some brand news images of ‘The Muppets… Again!’, the follow-up to 2011 hit ‘The Muppets’.

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The first (see above) shows the furry gang going about their business at a London train station. Kermit’s holding a copy of ‘The Daily Muppet’.


The second sees Kermit and Miss Piggy stuffed inside Ricky Gervais’ jacket. The 'Office' funnyman and '30 Rock' writer Tina Fey have the joined the cast for ‘Again!’.

Creature with silly expression... and Muppets (Credit: Disney)

The sequel is directed by James Bobin (‘Flight of the Conchords,’ ‘Da Ali G Show’) and is described as a ‘global Muppets adventure’.

Says the synopsis: “Disney’s ‘The Muppets… Again!’ takes the entire Muppets gang on a global tour, selling out grand theatres in some of Europe’s most exciting destinations, including Berlin, Madrid and London. But mayhem follows the Muppets overseas, as they find themselves unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper headed by Constantine - the World’s Number One Criminal and a dead ringer for Kermit - and his dastardly sidekick Dominic, aka Number Two, portrayed by Ricky Gervais.”

Bret McKenzie will once again be on musical duties - he won an Oscar for his song ‘Man or Muppet’ for the last film.

‘The Muppets’ made more than £100 million at the global box office.