Flight of the Conchords Director to Helm Muppet Movie
Posted 01.31.10 by reelz
The Hollywood Reporter writes that Flight of the Conchords co-creator James Bobin will take the reins on Disney's upcoming Muppet movie. Apparently, Bobin had his pick of directing either the Muppet movie or the Judd Apatow comedy Bridesmaids, and he went with
Originally, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller were going to take on the project, but they instead opted to go for Sony's upcoming re-make of 21 Jump Street, the '80s TV show that kickstarted Johnny Depp's career.
The script for the yet-to-be-titled Muppet movie was penned by Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller. Plot details are under wraps, and no release date or star appearances have been announced.