With Muppets Most Wanted now in theaters, I recently landed an exclusive interview with director James Bobin. In the sequel, the gang is on a successful tour in Europe but gets into trouble when Kermit gets mistaken for his jewel-heisting doppelganger, Constantine. The film stars Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell and features a ton of celebrity cameos. For more on the film, watch 20 minutes of behind-the-scenes footage, or check out all our previous coverage which features TV spots, clips, interviews, and more.
In my interview with Bobin he talked about how the sequel came together, if there was any hesitation about taking the job, if the story changed a lot during the writing process, deleted scenes, the cast, what’s going on with Alice in Wonderland 2 and the story, and a lot more. Hit the jump for our James Bobin interview.