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Potential Muppet movie cameos

Over the years the Muppets have announced or developed cameo appearances for their feature films that never came to fruition. Many of these cameos never went beyond the early development stages.

The Muppet Movie

  • An early script called for a cameo by George Burns as a local bait shop owner outside Kermit's swamp which never came to fruition.[1]
  • An early script called for a cameo by Henry Kissinger as an aspiring actor which never came to fruition.[2]

The Great Muppet Caper

The Muppets Take Manhattan

  • A cameo for Dustin Hoffman as a producer was written, but Hoffman decided not to do it at the last minute. [4]

It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie

  • Snoop Dogg filmed a celebrity cameo scene for the telefilm, however the scene was removed from the final cut of the 2002 telefilm by The Jim Henson Company and NBC. It was also absent from the DVD release which included other deleted scenes.

The Muppets

Muppets Most Wanted


  1. Tough Pigs Anthology -- The Muppet Movie, from Script to Screen
  2. Tough Pigs Anthology -- The Muppet Movie, from Script to Screen
  3. Jim’s list of possible actors to cast in the Editor role.
  4. Misch, David Tough Pigs interview with David Misch
  5. Ain't It Cool News - Script Review
  6. D23
  7. Two More Cameos Announced for The Muppets / Cameo Rundown for The Muppets
  8. MTV "'Muppets' Star Jason Segel 'Hoping' For Lady Gaga Cameo" by Eric Ditzian Dec 15, 2010
  9. Exclusive: On the Set of the New Muppets Movie, Stein, Joel, Time

See also

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