The Muppets are finally getting their first Halloween special. Called Muppets Haunted MansionThe special was announced on Friday in a trailer featuring Gonzo the Great and Pepe the King Prawn. The trailer also mentions that Disney + will drop sometime for this year’s Halloween season. You can watch the announcement trailer below.
“We’re here to tell you about our brand-new terrible story of total nervousness,” Muppets Haunted Mansion, “Gonzo says in the clip, with lightning every time he says the title.” Muppets Haunted Mansion! “
As is usually the case with the Muppets, Muppets Haunted Mansion The Muppets will feature all of our favorites from the cast, along with a special celebrity cameo. It will also include new music and other Halloween themed entertainment. In the special, which takes place on Halloween night, Gonzo is challenged to spend a night at The Haunted Mansion – the famous Disney Park attraction.
The Muppets have yet to enter the haunted mansion, but the attraction has previously served as the inspiration for a theatrical film. Released in 2003, director Rob Minkoff the Haunted Mansion Starring Eddie Murphy, whose family is summoned to a mansion, where he soon discovers to be haunted. The film did well at the box office, but was not met with warmth from critics.
Over the years several attempts have been made to produce a new haunted mansion film. At one point, Guillermo del Toro was associated with writing and producing a dark film adaptation based on Disney’s charm. After another decade had passed, Katie Dippold, a new iteration of the project, began writing scripts and was produced by Deen Lynn and Jonathan Ellich. Last month, it was reported that Justin Simian signed on to direct the new film.
For the Muppets, Kermit the Frog and his friends have recently been seen in the Disney + series Now Muppet. Debuting on Disney + Last Summer, the series features several comedy segments, including Aubrey Plaza, Ruapaul, Linda Cardellini, Ty Diggs, Danny Trejo, Sath Rogen, and Roy Choi, with special guests from the first season. Future of Now Muppet Not clear, but as is evident from the Halloween special, Disney still has huge plans for the Muppets.
the Muppets Created in 1990 by the late Jim Henson, who passed away. Last month, it was reported that a new biopic about Henson is in development. Called Muppet ManThe movie will be written by Michael Mitnick, who has rewritten the previous draft by Aaron N. Jordan Candell. Lisa Henson is on board to produce the film. No casting information has been revealed yet, and no release date has been set.
Muppets Haunted Mansion Disney + will arrive this fall. Until then, fans can watch classic episodes The Muppet Show With Disney’s recent incarnation of the franchise, Now Muppet, Also streaming on Disney +. This news comes to us from The Muppets on YouTube.
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