In addition to showing off The Avengers, Wreck-It Ralph, and announcing two new original Pixar movies on Saturday, Disney also gave D23 Expo attendees a sneak peek of November’s The Muppets reboot. On hand at the Anaheim Convention Center was star/co-writer/producer/all-around good guy Jason Segel, plus special guests Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy.
First, Segel and Kermit were introduced, with the two sitting on a pair of film director’s chairs. A random guy in the audience shouted, “I love you, Kermit!” and Kermit raised his green arm and promptly responded, “I love you, too!” Moments later, a woman screamed, “I love you, Jason!” Segel thanked the fan and replied, “I look forward to meeting you in person someday.”
Piggy, naturally, was running late. While waiting for her to arrive, Segel and Kermit realized, to their horror, that the clips they were about to show the D23 crowd did not feature Piggy. Enter Piggy, who was driven onstage while sitting in a motorcycle sidecar. READ FULL STORY