Kermit, it’s been 12 years since the last time a Muppets movie hit the big screen. How does it feel getting back into the swing of things, especially with writers Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller behind it?Kermit: It’s fantastic to be back on the big screen. And to be working with two of Hollywood’s hottest talents, Jason and Nick, is a real treat for us. Piggy: Of course, it’s a much bigger thrill for them. Kermit: Piggy, show some respect, Jason and Nick wrote our movie. Piggy: You’re kidding?! Someone actually writes our movies? Coulda fooled moi! In past Muppets movies you've had some great cameos from celebrities. Which celebrity were you most excited to see in this new film and why? Kermit: Oh, there are a lot of great surprise cameos in the movie. Ever since the Muppets started making movies, star cameos have been part of our tradition and with this movie I think we top ourselves. Piggy: Naturally, for these “surprise” cameos to remain a “surprise” we can’t tell you who they are or you won’t be “surprised.” So don’t ask again, okay? If a movie was ever made about your lives, which celebrity would you like to portray you in the film? Kermit: Tom Hanks. He’s such a great actor – funny, decent and lovable. It would be an honor to have him portray me in a movie. Piggy: Oh, I’d have to portray moiself. Especially if Tom Hanks is playing Kermit. Hanks is not only cute, he’s an Academy Award magnet. If he was in the movie, then they’d have to give me an Oscar, too.
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