Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
Empire's New Tom Cruise Cover
The Jameson Empire Awards 2014
Vote: The Greatest 301 Movies Of All Time!
Rebecca Hall:
My Movie Life

The actress picks the movies that shaped her
Mountain Dew Green Screen
Register Now to see X-MEN First Class!
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
Mrs Doubtfire Sequel Heats Up Again
Robin Williams could be back in the make-up
First Poster For The Equalizer
Denzel Washington walks the line
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
03 April 2014
Holly Hunter Joins Superman / Batman
Callan Mulvey and Tao Okamoto also aboard
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Untitled Superman / Batman Film
06 May 2016
Sex Tape
05 September 2014
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Muppets Most Wanted (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Her (2014)
Empire Star Rating
American Hustle (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Man Of Steel (2013)
Empire Star Rating
This Is 40 (2013)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Ready To Be Green With Envy?
The Muppets trailer is here!

24 May 2011  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Facebook

submit to reddit

Now this is clever, folks. Eschewing the usual flashy trailer and launch announcement, the team behind The Muppets have instead kicked off the promotion on the pic by releasing a stealthy little teaser trailer that at first appears to be for something entirely different – before revealing its true nature. And you can watch it below.

Yes, we’re treated to what looks like a trailer for a none-more bland generic rom-com called Green With Envy. Except it features Jason Segel and Amy Adams, and we all know what they’ve been working on this year. But to keep the ruse up, the Muppet gang A) aren’t introduced until near the end for a random blast (literally, in one case) of fuzzy-fuelled scenes and B) there’s even a poster up for the alleged gentle romance pic.

There’s not a lot to learn about the actual pic itself here, other than the essentials – that Kermit, Miss Piggy and the rest are in it – but it’s certainly a change from the average blockbuster trailer. Plus there’s still plenty of time for more before the movie arrives on February 17…

Check out the teaser and let us know your thoughts. The poster is available at Green With Envy's "official" Facebook page.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

New Torchwood Trailer Arrives
The other Captain Jack is back...
Todd Field Accepts The Creed Of Violence
Update: He's got the funds to make it

Your Comments

grrrrr....
would have been even more clever if you had not mentioned that the trailer was for The Muppets. The whole point of it is you don't know what the trailer is for till Kermit shows up. Silly silly empire. More

Posted by ru_alpha at 09:58 on 25 May 2011 | Report This Post

RE: SOFUCKINGAWESOME!
Just made me smile. Awesome! More

Posted by Schimchs at 22:10 on 23 May 2011 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Ten Things To Know About The Spooks Movie
Under the hood of The Greater Good

Who’s In Spider-Man’s Sinister Six?
A bluffer’s guide to the planned spin-off from the Amazing Spider-films

14 YouTube Videos Every Game Of Thrones Fan Should Have Watched By Now
From goats singing the theme tune to every death in under three minutes

Hollywood's Biggest Names On Their Favourite Films
Stars and directors like Nolan, Whedon, Wright and Ford on the films that inspire them

The Remake Report: Hollywood's Do-Overs Coming Our Way
The redoes, remakes, reboots, reworkings and reimaginings headed our way…

The Nebraska Playlist
Alexander Payne programmes a movie marathon for us

More Found Footage: Another 25 Trailers That Tease Missing Scenes
Further sequences that disappeared between promo and final cut

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save money on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get Limited Edition Collectable X-Men Art Cards

Subscribe today and get 6 issues of Empire plus a set of collectable X-Men Art Cards for only £20!

Subscribe today

Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Just £25
Receive limited edition subscribers-only covers every month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)