Actress Amy Adams has been opening up about her role in The Muppets movie which opened on Nov. 23 and it appears she couldn’t be happier for the chance to take on her role.
Adams told KABC-TV:
“I had ‘The Muppet Movie’ in rotation constantly in my childhood and every road trip – even as a teenager and even into adulthood – I would play ‘Movin’ Right Along’ and so it’s definitely just a part of who I am.”
Adam’s plays the girlfriend of Jason Segel’s character Gary, After Gary and his brother Walter discover that oil tycoon Tex Richman (Chris Copper) wants to tear down the Muppet Theater to drill for oil they travel to Los Angeles to save the landmark of their beloved muppets but first they have to find all of the muppets who have become separated from one another over the years.
Speaking about the movies actual production Adams told The National Post:
“I have a whole new respect for the puppeteers. I did not know it was so technical, so complicated and so specific.”
For her next role Amy Adams can be seen alongside Kristen Stewart and Sam Riley in On The Road which will be released at theaters in 2012.
The Muppets movie managed to rake in $40 million this weekends opening showtimes, not bad for a movie with a reported budget of just $45 million. Did you head out to theaters this weekend to see the new Muppets movie?