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The Muppets Mayhem production logo[1]

Muppets Mayhem Twitter.jpg

The first publicly-shared image from the series, as published across various official Disney social media accounts on August 4, 2022.

The Muppets Mayhem is a forthcoming series starring Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem for Disney+.

The series follows The Electric Mayhem — Dr. Teeth on lead vocals and keyboard, Animal on drums, Janice on lead guitar, Floyd Pepper on bass guitar, Zoot on saxophone, and Lips on trumpet — as they set out to record their first studio album of songs.[2]

The series is intended to culminate with the release of an album featuring original songs and covers.[3]

Cast

The Muppets will be joined by Lilly Singh as Nora, a junior executive for a record label who will oversee the band in their efforts.[2] Additional cast members include Tahj Mowry as Gary “Moog” Moogowski, a super fan of the band who uses his knowledge of the group to aid Nora,[4] Saara Chaudry as Nora's younger sister Hannah, and Anders Holm in a recurring guest role as JJ, a tech entrepreneur and Nora's ex.[5]

Celebrity guests will include Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong.[6]

Muppet performers for the series include Bill Barretta, Dave Goelz, Matt Vogel, Eric Jacobson, David Rudman, Peter Linz, Leslie Carrara-Rudolph,[7] David Bizzaro,[8] Donna Kimball,[9] and Bruce Lanoil.[10]

Production

The series is being developed by Adam F. Goldberg, Bill Barretta, and Jeff Yorkes with a ten episode order that began filming on April 25[2][11][12] and wrapped on August 5, 2022.[13] Location shooting included the RMS Queen Mary[14] and the El Rey Theatre in California.[15]

Each episode will run approximately thirty minutes, with the production team looking at the series as a five hour movie narrative.[16] Writers on the series include Julie Bean, Hannah Friedman, Crystal Shaw, Hans Rodionoff, Gabrielle Rodriguez, and Danielle Maransky.[17]

Craig Kief serves as director of photography for the series. Directors include Matt Sohn[18] and Kimmy Gatewood.[1]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 @kimmygatewood on Instagram May 31, 2022
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 The Hollywood Reporter "Muppets Mayhem Series a Go at Disney+" by Lesley Goldberg, March 7, 2022
  3. The Barretta Brothers episode 53 (YouTube) at 21:02
  4. Variety ‘Muppets Mayhem’ Disney Plus Series Casts Tahj Mowry Opposite Lilly Singh (EXCLUSIVE) by Joe Otterson, April 5, 2022
  5. Variety Disney+ ‘Muppets Mayhem’ Series Casts Anders Holm, Saara Chaudry by Joe Otterson, June 9, 2022
  6. Dave Goelz livestream with the Contemporary Jewish Museum at 53:44, June 26, 2022
  7. @lollylardpop on Instagram August 7, 2022
  8. @davidbizzaro on Instagram August 7, 2022
  9. @donnakimball319 on Instagram August 1, 2022
  10. Bruce Lanoil LinkedIn profile
  11. @JeffYorks on Twitter April 24, 2022
  12. Matt Vogel on Facebook
  13. @JeffYorks on Twitter August 5, 2022
  14. @peterlinz on Instagram July 20, 2022
  15. @wileydailey on Instagram August 2, 2022
  16. The Barretta Brothers episode 53 (YouTube) at 39:14
  17. The Barretta Brothers episode 53 (YouTube) at 3:03
  18. @craigkief_asc on Instagram April 25, 2022

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