INTERVIEWS

Video Interview: 'The Muppets' Co-Writer & Filmmaker Nick Stoller

by
November 21, 2011

Nicholas Stoller

Remember Forgetting Sarah Marshall, it ended with that awesome Dracula musical with Muppet puppets? Yep, that's the origin behind The Muppets movie we're about to see this week. A few weeks ago I met with screenwriter Nicholas Stoller, credited with Jason Segel for writing The Muppets script, for a chat on bringing back the beloved puppets to the big screen and how to make them funny and accessible to all ages. Stoller is also the director of Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Get Him to the Greek and the upcoming comedy The Five-Year Engagement, so I tossed in a few comedy questions at the end, too. View the interview below!

Here's the interview with The Muppets co-writer Nicholas Stoller below, recorded on my Flip cam:

Before speaking with Nick, I got to see The Muppets and it's such a wonderful, entertaining, heartwarming movie! It's one of those movies that you never stop smiling the entire time. As Stoller is a comedy writer, I wanted to cover as much as I could about how they were able to come up with a perfect balance of humor to entertain and amuse all. I'm glad I got to speak with him, I always love exploring the real depths behind the story and development of a project that turns out as fantastic as this. The Muppets was directed by James Bobin ("Flight of the Conchords"), written by Segel & Stoller, starring Jason Segel and Amy Adams, as well as Walter and the Muppets. It's finally hitting theaters everywhere later this week - November 23rd!

The Muppets Movie

Find more posts: Hype, Interview, To Watch

Discover more around the web:

Reader Feedback - 0 Comments

No comments posted yet.

Sorry, new comments are no longer allowed.

FEATURED POSTS

POPULAR COMMENTS

LAST YEAR'S TOP 10

Alex's Top 10 - 2019
1. Parasite
2. Last Black Man SF
3. The Lighthouse
4. Marriage Story
5. The Specials
6. Blinded by Light
7. Long Shot
8. Uncut Gems
9. For Sama
10. A Beautiful Day
Click Here for Thoughts

Adam's Top 10 - 2019
1. Parasite
2. Once Upon a Time
3. Avengers: Endgame
4. The Farewell
5. Knives Out
6. Rise of Skywalker
7. Peanut Butter Falcon
8. Little Women
9. 1917
10. The Irishman
Click Here for Thoughts

FOLLOW US HERE

Subscribe to our feed or daily newsletter:
Follow Alex's main profile on twitter:
For the latest posts only, follow this acct:

Add FS to your Feedly updates: click here