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Rumor: Lindsay Lohan in "The Muppets" Sequel?

Discussion in 'Muppet Headlines' started by bknatchbull, Mar 7, 2012.

  1. Nick22

    Nick22 Active Member

    I'm sure this is nothing more than a rumor, but I wouldn't mind Lindsay Lohan being in the sequel. Just the fact that there's talk about a sequel is a good sign. :)
  2. heralde

    heralde Well-Known Member

    Bare in mind this source is "showbizspy.com" It's a gossip site that I'm sure can be very easily ripped apart, lol.
  3. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    Did you know that headsets are a good way to prevent harmful radiation from messing with your head? Just don't sit your cellphone in your lap, that's a whole other problem right there.
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  4. zoebell

    zoebell Active Member

    this is so her pr people trying to get it out there. they probably haven't even started writing the movie yet
  5. miss kermie

    miss kermie Well-Known Member

    Yeah, if they did start the movie, there'd be comercials already.
  6. MrBloogarFoobly

    MrBloogarFoobly Well-Known Member

    Um, no. If this actually happened, the fabric that holds the Universe together would be torn asunder.
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  7. DannyRWW

    DannyRWW Well-Known Member

    Why would I want to see a fake, phony, lifeless object acting with living breathing celebrities like the Muppets? All kidding aside, I know she is trying to make a comeback but watching her on Saturday Night Live was just sad. She doesn't look right even. Back in the day when she started acting I could almost have bought her appearing in a Muppet movie...maybe she can play a villian...she'd make a great evil oil baron.
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  8. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    Yeah, I think that's why she posed for Playboy here a few months ago: she's washed up as an actress, but figured people still think she has a hot bod, so she decided to do a magazine spread because hey, that would sure save any celebrity's career, wouldn't it?

    Funnily enough, I remember here years ago when there was going to be a movie remake of the classic sitcom I Dream of Jeannie: she was supposed to be Jeannie, and Jimmy Fallon was supposed to be Major Tony Nelson... I think that casting alone is the reason why the movie was never made, and thank God it wasn't... the Bewitched remake was already an insult to that series, remaking Jeannie would've been a double-whammy.

    BTW... why in the world did they bring in Lindsay to host SNL anyway? Was Lorne Michaels feeling okay?
  9. charlietheowl

    charlietheowl Well-Known Member

    I can't imagine it was anything more than a ratings grab. "TUNE INTO SNL THIS SATURDAY TO SEE IF LINDSAY LOHAN CAN MAKE IT THROUGH 90 MINUTES OF LIVE TELEVISION" sort of thing.
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  10. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    True... kind of like back when she hosted in 2004... mainly because that's when everybody was talking about how seemingly un-naturally large her breasts developed at such a young age...

    HERMOINIE: That magic isn't working.
    RON: I'm going to disagree on that, the magic IS working, please, don't stop...
  11. Borples

    Borples Active Member

    I'm sure she'll star in the new movie. When pigs fly.

    Wait a minute . . . .
  12. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    :mad: : Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaarg!
  13. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    Totally. We don't even have the barest thread of a plot idea, let alone who's going to be in it. And, let's say, she was written into the script... how many cameos were supposedly written in for this last film that weren't in it? Lady Gaga, Vince Vaugn, Jane Lynch... all were supposed reported cameos that weren't even in the script (though Vince was supposedly in the first draft of the script that involved the movie Swingers).

    Still, I can't blame Lindsay. You know who's a hot actor now? Robert Downey Jr. Someone who got into drugs and had a very very dramatic career spiral downhill, we thought we'd never see him again. Then came something that lead to Iron Man, and he's like in everything now. Every celebrity is worthy of a second chance. Heck, Mel Gibson even bounced back from the anti-semetic remarks he made when he was drunk driving. Just... not that second time. Lindsay threw her career away when she was partying with bad influences like Paris Hilton (Lindsay's father wasn't a prize to begin with, though... her entire family's a freak show that was just leeching off her success). As long as she actually tries hard this time and actually stays clean and shows up, she has the ability to bring herself back.

    Just... I don't think this is the right movie.
  14. Dominicboo1

    Dominicboo1 Well-Known Member

    No! Borples! Number one Muppet rule! Never insult Miss Piggy anymore than you would a king, queen, or president!
  15. LouisTheOtter

    LouisTheOtter Well-Known Member

    Agreed. And if there's even a shred of truth to the "source's" claim that she even joked about a scene involving meeting Miss Piggy in rehab, that shows (a) she's not taking her recovery seriously and (b) she doesn't recognize the Muppets don't delve into that kind of humour.

    Saw her in The Parent Trap on TV a couple of weeks ago...I still can't believe the sad spirals her life took in the following 14 years. Part of me would love to see her redeem herself with a great Muppet movie cameo (the Robert Downey Jr. comparison is a good one) but I'd hate to see her situation overshadow the movie itself.
  16. Roseline

    Roseline New Member

    I agree. And Miss Piggy? In rehab? That's way to declasse for her
  17. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Back when she was prepared to be a coffee pig just to get on TV, then maybe she would have hit rehab if it had made her more famous....But the whole 'rehab for publicity' thing is actually well over now, and when people go there, its more damaging than healthy for their careers.

    Plus, Piggy doesn't have any real flaws that would land her in rehab. Even her frog-stalking has been more mutual these days.
  18. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    Ah, but you guys are forgetting something... in the previous movie, Animal was at an anger management facility, which, in a way, is kind of like a rehab facility, just not for drugs and alcohol and such.
  19. Borples

    Borples Active Member

    I hope that wasn't enough to invoke her wrath; otherwise, I beg the Pig's pardon. When the Muppets were on SNL with Jason Segel, her response to pigs flying was one of my favorite things. "I believe that pigs can fly..." "First class!" :)

    So, I find it encouraging that here's someone trying to make a comeback. And the first thing she thinks of? Muppet movie! The whole thing is ridiculous, but at least people are thinking Muppets.
  20. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    I just don't see a Piggy in rehab joke. I can't. Out of all the Muppets, she's the least likely one to be there. After all, she was in the best situation of all the Muppets (probably not emotionally) in the movie, and true to that stale old joke, Piggy would go off the wagon with food, not drugs or alcohol. If that were to happen in a Muppet movie, Piggy would be in Weight Watchers or Over-eaters Anonymous, not rehab.

    Lindsay wasn't the greatest actress of all time, but she had a career and threw it away. Whether it have been pressure of too much too soon or just having a BAD father or whatever... she tossed a career away and she blew off multiple opportunities to try to come back. SNL was her attempt to actually seize an opportunity to get back out there, they didn't kittyfoot around her problems, and it proves she does deep down want to change what she was. For her sake, that had better be true and she better stick to it.

    Think of it this way... the voice of beloved Kid's favorite Buzz Lightyear had cocaine problems decades ago. There is always hope for them.
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