The Great Muppet Cameo Rundown

Ryan Dosier – Greetings Muppet fans! I decided to embark on quite the journey for you today… I’ve decided to list every confirmed, rumored, and denied cameo appearances in The Muppets. Trust me, it’s not as easy as it sounds. There are, as you can imagine, quite a few celebrities set to appear. At last count there are 28 confirmed cameos, 7 rumored cameos, and 4 celebrities starring alongside The Muppets.

Let us compare this to The Muppet Movie, shall we? There were 16 cameos in The Muppet Movie. Who knows what that means… but anyway, here’s the cameo rundown!

Starring Alongside The Muppets (all confirmed by official Disney press release)

  • Jason Segel as Gary
  • Amy Adams as Mary
  • Chris Cooper as Tex Richman
  • Rashida Jones as Veronica

Cameo Appearances in The Muppets (confirmed by film)

  • Zach Galifianakis (Hobo Joe)
  • Alan Arkin (Muppet Studios Tour Guide)
  • Emily Blunt (Miss Piggy’s Assistant)
  • Jack Black (Himself) (uncredited)
  • Mickey Rooney (Smalltown Singer)
  • Rico Rodriguez (Himself)
  • Dave Grohl (Animool)
  • Neil Patrick Harris (Himself)
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Herself)
  • James Carville (Himself)
  • Selena Gomez (Herself)
  • Judd Hirsch (Himself)
  • John Krasinski (Himself)
  • Donald Glover (TV Network Assistant)
  • Kristen Schaal (Anger Management Counselor)
  • Leslie Feist (Smalltown Singer)
  • Ken Jeong (Himself, Punch Teacher Host)
  • Eddie “Piolin” Sotelo (Foreign TV Executive)
  • Sarah Silverman (Waitress)
  • Jim Parsons (Human Walter)

    Filmed Cameos for The Muppets, Cut From the Film for Time

    Rumored Cameo Appearances, Did Not Film Appearances

    So there you have it! Every confirmed, rumored, and debunked celebrity cameo slated for The Muppets.

    The Muppet Mindset by Ryan Dosier

      5 thoughts on “The Great Muppet Cameo Rundown

      1. Jack Black actually is in one of the trailers. He's the one with the bowling ball on his head that Gonzo is trying to knock off.

      2. Reports from a screening at the Savannah Film Fest mentioned cameo(s) from The Big Bang Theory. As a two time Emmy winner from that show, Jim Parsons should be put in the pretty much confirmed category.

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