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WATCH: First Trailer for 'Muppets Most Wanted,' Starring Kermit and the Gang, Plus Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais and More

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood August 6, 2013 at 1:37PM

The first teaser trailer for Disney's "Muppets Most Wanted" (March 21) has arrived in all its furry, felty, Fozzie glory. Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie, The Great Gonzo and Animal are back for an international caper that takes them to the likes of Berlin, London and Madrid; meanwhile, their human friends (including Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Salma Hayek and Sean "Diddy" Combs) are along for the ride. Watch below, plus new images from the film.
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Ricky Gervais and Kermit the Frog in "Muppets Most Wanted"
Ricky Gervais and Kermit the Frog in "Muppets Most Wanted"

The first teaser trailer for Disney's "Muppets Most Wanted" (March 21) has arrived in all its furry, felty, Fozzie glory. Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie, The Great Gonzo and Animal are back for an international caper that takes them to the likes of Berlin, London and Madrid; meanwhile, their human friends (including Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Salma Hayek and Sean "Diddy" Combs) are along for the ride. Watch below, plus new images from the film.

Stars Jason Siegel and Amy Adams of 2011's hit "The Muppets" aren't back for a second go-around, but director James Bobin and scribe Nicholas Stoller have returned.

Here's the official synopsis:

Disney’s “Muppets Most Wanted” takes the entire Muppets gang on a global tour, selling out grand theaters 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. The film stars Tina Fey as Nadya, a feisty prison guard, and Ty Burrell as Interpol agent Jean Pierre Napoleon.


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.