Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy by Lester Cohen/WireImage.com
Sure, they've had their share of squabbles over the years. But that hasn't deterred
from rekindling their romance. TV Guide has learned that a digitally enhanced pilot for a new version of the
is in the works at Jim Henson Studios.
"The show will have the original puppets but they'll be able to walk around," says a source close to the project. "It's going to be like the original variety show, not the cartoons that came out afterwards."
According to one Hollywood insider,
will appear as a celebrity guest at the 27-year reunion. "He's hilarious," says the source. "
keep asking what it's like to be a Beatle and he keeps telling them he has a new band now. They don't care at all. They just want to hear about the
"To our knowledge, Paul McCartney is not involved in a Muppets project," the singer's publicist Paul Freundlich told TV Guide. Jim Henson Studios also denied that a new pilot is in the pipeline. However, we hear that the project is still hush-hush even in La-La Land.
"Everybody had to sign confidentiality agreements," says the source. "Nobody is allowed to say anything yet because the show is still in development."