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"The Muppets" arrive at the premier of their film at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood.
The Muppets have already taken Manhattan, so why not take Hollywood?
With Amy Adams and Jason Segel leading the human charge in the film, the newest Muppet movie looks to be as sing-songy and feel-good as ever, with a few emotional moments scattered in.
In "The Muppets," Kermit, Miss Piggy, Beaker, Fozzie Bear and the rest are reuniting in Hollywood when they decide to make a comeback by putting on a live extravaganza. Self-references abound as the Muppets, in reality, make their first appearance in a movie since "The Muppets' Wizard of Oz" in 2005.
In the new film, the singing puppets must overcome their hasbeen status to put on the Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever. A cutthroat executive (Rashida Jones) tells an office full of excited Muppets, "I'm gonna shoot straight, you guys aren't famous anymore."