22 January 2013 1:07 PM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Variety reports that Ray Liotta, who actually made a brief appearance as a guard in 1999's Muppets From Space, has joined the cast of James Bobin's The Muppets sequel. His role in the sequel (which was penned by Bobin and Nicholas Stoller) is being kept under wraps at the moment. Not a lot is known about the film right now, although it has been revealed that it will take place in Europe. Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey and Ty Burrell have also recently signed up to star. Below are a couple of Tweets from the former about his early experiences on the set of the highly anticipated sequel. Omgi'm The Lead In The Next Muppet Movie!!!!!Hurray for Hollywood..& Frogs. & Pigs. & other things I'm not sure about. Best Year Ever!— Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) January 16, 2013 Best day ever recording big song & dance number for The Muppet Movie. Boy, that frog can »

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