Muppets Most Wanted is an upcoming American musical mystery comedy film directed by James Bobin, written by Bobin and Nicholas Stoller, and produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Mandeville Films. The film is a sequel to 2011’s The Muppets and stars Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, and Tina Fey. David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman, who produced the previous film, will return, as well as musician Bret McKenzie.In the film, the Muppets find themselves unwillingly involved in an international crime caper while on tour in Europe.
Principal photography commenced in January 2013 at Pinewood Studios in London. Muppets Most Wanted is scheduled to be released on March 21, 2014.
Official synopsis from Disney:
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 “Number Two” Badguy (portrayed by Ricky Gervais).