Disney’s ‘The Muppets’ Movie Publicity Still Featuring Kermit, Jason Segel and Miss Piggy

(L-R) Kermit the Frog, Jason Segel and Miss Piggy. Photograph by Andrew Macpherson © The Muppets Studio, LLC At first glance, this new publicity still from The Muppets as provided to us by Walt Disney Studios may seem to have some familiar elements. As well it should. While it appears to be from the same shoot that the first released image was from, here we have a close-up of co-writer/star Jason Segel, flanked by frog and pig with ear-to-ear smiles (two out of three ain’t bad).

The Muppets, the greatest and/or cheapest Muppet movie ever made, is scheduled to be release in theaters nationwide on November 23, 2011.

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First Image: ‘The Muppets’ Movie Featuring New Muppet Walter

Jason Segel in Disney's 'The Muppets'Although the image has been introduced exclusively in the current issue of Entertainment Weekly, Walt Disney Studios has provided us with this version of the complete image that has no text overlaid on top of it as it appears in the magazine.

Written by Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller, The Muppets (formerly The Greatest Movie Ever Made or The Cheapest Muppet Movie Ever Made) was first confirmed at the Disney D23 Expo in 2009 during then-chairman Dick Cook’s Studios presentation. The film focuses on a Muppet lover and his puppet Walter who set out to thwart the evil plans of an exaggerated villain (at least according to an early draft of the script we acquired).

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