• The new Muppets trailer reveals a chilling reality for Kermit the Frog (Video)

    It doesn’t hit theaters until March 21, but a new trailer for Muppets Most Wanted – the sequel to the 2011 blockbuster – has just been released, and it gives us a much deeper look into the flick’s feel (it’s shot really dark) and plot. If you’re yearning for those Cold War days, it looks like this movie is going to hit the spot in a very big way. You

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    Watch the first trailer for the Muppets sequel, starring Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey and Ty Burrell

    Muppets Most Wanted — the sequel to the 2011 film starring Jason Segel and Amy Adams — doesn’t hit theaters until March 21 of next year, but Disney has released the flick’s first trailer. It features Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey, Ty Burrell and, of course, most of your favorite Muppets. Check it out and let us know what you think. Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast on

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    There will be a wedding in the new Muppets movie, plus other things we know about the sequel

    Thanks to the loose lips of production designer Eve Stewart, we now know the new Muppets movie will feature a wedding for Miss Piggy. Now, that doesn’t necessarily mean she gets married, mind you. Maybe she flees the altar like Diane did in Italy during her wedding to Frasier (Cheers, anyone?) or maybe Miss Piggy is kidnapped, beaten and then executed by Russian Gulag prison guards, since, apparently there are

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    Tina Fey in talks to join The Muppets sequel, but her possible role description has got to be wrong

    Although it’s already been announced that both Ricky Gervais and Modern Family’s Ty Burrell will star in the upcoming sequel to 2011’s The Muppets, there’s been little said about what funny ladies would be involved. But now, it seems that none other than Tina Fey is in talks to join the cast. There’s no information yet about how large the role would be, but the Hollywood Reporter says if the

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    Modern Family star Ty Burrell developing his own family comedy for ABC

    He may play a bumbling dad on Modern Family, ABC’s flagship comedy, but Ty Burrell is no slouch in real life. The Emmy-winning actor just landed another ABC deal, which finds him and his younger brother Duncan developing a new family-centered comedy. The single-camera show is based on the brothers growing up in Oregon. Specifically, it would center on “two city families who buy the only store in a tiny

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    Amidst negotiations, Modern Family cast sues for higher salaries

    Yesterday, we reported that the adult cast of Modern Family were negotiating their new contracts, asking to be paid $200,000 an episode. Now, it seems, the situation has gotten worse. The cast is suing 20th Century Fox Television, the studio behind the show, one of the highest-rated sitcoms today. Instead of arriving today for the show’s first table read of season four, Ty Burrell, Julie Bowen, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric

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    Modern Family cast wants $200,000 an episode

    The first table read for the heavily Emmy-nominated Modern Family’s fourth season is scheduled for tomorrow, but the stars may not show up. The six adult actors of the ABC sitcom have yet to secure contracts with producer 20th Century Fox. Sources say that representatives for ensemble members Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet, and Sofia Vergara, who are negotiating together, are asking for around $200,000 an

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    Paul F. Tompkins chats, drinks alcohol with Ty Burrell of Modern Family (Video)

    Paul F. Tompkins’ webseries, Speakeasy launched this week over on MadeMan.com. The premise is every man’s dream– or maybe it’s my dream, excluding being a man. Celebrity guests hang out with Tompkins while he feeds them fancy cocktails. The premiere kicked off with Ty Burrell of Modern Family, paired with a Monte Carlo. That’s 2 ounces rye whiskey, 3/4 ounce Benedictine, 2 dashes Peychaud’s or Angostura bitters, and a Maraschino

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    Modern Family comes out Emmys’ big comedy winner, but who do you think got hosed?

    Leaving with five trophies, hugely popular ABC show Modern Family left last night’s 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards as the big comedy winner. But their multiple wins — including best comedy series — didn’t steal any thunder from Mike and Molly co-star Melissa McCarthy, who took home the best actress in a comedy series award. Her male counterpart was Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons, who beat out Steve Carell, Louis

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