If this headline sounds acquainted, it’s as a result of virtually a yr in the past we ran an unique newsbit saying that The Muppets Studio has a model new brand. And it’s an incredible brand! Very Muppety, feeling each new and retro on the identical time.
The tremendous of us at Muppets Studio have revealed to us that the Muppets themselves (and never simply their studio) are getting a brand new brand. The picture you see above might be used shifting ahead, showing on Muppet merchandise packaging and elsewhere.
The brand new brand matches the fashion of the brand new Muppets Studio brand, each impressed by the Muppet Present marquee, and the lime inexperienced background shade matches Kermit’s felted flippers. The earlier brand (with the Kermit collar “M”) had been in use since 2011, and whereas it can all the time maintain an expensive place in our hearts, the brand new one means that it’s time to maneuver ahead whereas additionally respecting every thing that got here earlier than. Plus, it’s been 11 years, so we’re due for an replace.
The Muppets Studio brand will proceed for use for the general division underneath the Disney banner (encompassing the Muppet model, Bear within the Huge Blue Home, and the manufacturing wing), whereas the brand new brand might be used completely for Kermit and his buddies.
The very first place anybody will see the emblem out in the true world might be at Walt Disney World. On the Magic Kingdom, there might be a Photopass picture op subsequent to the Liberty Bell the place Sam the Eagle will nearly seem in your image. As you may see within the picture under, the brand new brand seems on Sam’s podium.
The Sam the Eagle picture op might be in impact at Walt Disney World from July 1st to July fifth, simply in time for Independence Day.
And maintain an eye fixed out for the brand new brand to pop up elsewhere within the Muppet world!
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by Joe Hennes – Joe@ToughPigs.com