The year 2011 was a triumphant return for The Muppets franchise. But the new director wanted more. To steer the franchise in a direction that even the visionary genius of Jim Henson could only imagine. What if, instead of puppets real people played the The Muppets? Would the big wigs at the studio invest in his new vision? He knew that it came down to one simple, but essential idea. Casting. But who in Hollywood could take on such a weighty role?
And then…in she walked.
Thumbs down. Janice is, was, and always will be the hottest Muppet.
Just when you thought she couldn’t get worse, they pull out a hipster version of her.
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Donatella Versace posing for Terry Richardson. (October 4, 2012) -Photo: Terry Richardson