The official trailer is here for Muppet Guys Talking, the ultimate behind-the-scenes peek into the creation of The Muppets. The documentary features an in-depth conversation between five of the original muppet performers, who discuss the creation of their iconic characters, share untold stories and unseen behind-the-scenes footage, and offer a one-of-a-kind glimpse into the making of Jim Henson‘s beloved franchise. It’s a deep dive into the creation of an entertainment institution that promises to get really serious, really stupid and everything in between. It’s the scoop on The Muppets from the people who would know best, who doesn’t want to see that.
Who are the Muppet guys talking in Muppet Guys Talking? Why that would be the inimitable Frank Oz (The Cookie Monster, Grover, Bert, Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy), Jerry Nelson (Count Von Count, Snuffleupagus, Gobo Fraggle), Fran Bill (Prarie Dawn Zoe, Polly Darton, Little Bird, Betty Lou), Dave Goelz (The Great Gonzo, Bunson Honeydew, Boober Fraggle), and Bill Barretta (Pepe the King Prawn, Bobo the Bear, Big Mean Carl).
The documentary won’t be heading to theaters, instead, it arrives online exclusively at muppetguystalking.com on March 16. Watch the official trailer below:
Here’s the official breakdown, per the official Muppet Guys Talking Website:
“For the first time ever, Five of the original Muppet performers/innovators come together to discuss the creation of their iconic characters under the visionary leadership of Jim Henson. With secrets revealed, unexpected stories, behind the scenes footage, Muppet Guys Talking gives a private glimpse into the true spirit of The Muppets…”