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'Green Lantern' Parodied in New 'The Muppets' Trailer

June 17, 2011 (6:18 am) GMT
In addition to parodying the superhero movie, this fresh video also provides a look at Chris Cooper starring as Tex Richman.
'Green Lantern' Parodied in New 'The Muppets' Trailer

A new trailer from "" has landed online, and it serves as a spoof for "". A person whose voice sounds similar to ' narrates the video, bringing a mysterious atmosphere of "Green Lantern". The narrator later replaces the "Beware my power" words with "Beware my banjo."

From that point, Kermit the frog and his "Muppet" friends take over the video. The snippet also offers a glimpse of starring as Tex Richman, the nefarious plan of oilman. The emerald-hued video ends with "Not in Swedish. We promise" tag.

On a vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world's biggest Muppet fan, and his friends Gary and Mary from Smalltown, USA, discover that Tex plans to raze the Muppet Theater and drill for the oil recently discovered beneath the Muppets' former stomping grounds. To stage The Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever and raise the $10 million needed to save the theater, Walter, Mary and Gary help Kermit reunite the Muppets, who have all gone their separate ways.

stars as Gary, and portrays Mary. "The Muppets" also features the likes of , , , and as other characters. Directed by James Bobin, the film is slated for November 23 release nationwide.



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