Muppets Get Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie and the rest of lovable Muppets receives their star on the Hollywood Walk (“Wocka Wocka”) of Fame today (Tuesday) in celebration of the release of Disney’s The Muppets on Blu‐ray Combo Pack and DVD. The event was emceed by Hollywood Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Leron Gubler, with special guest speakers Disney Studios’ chairman Rich Ross and Jim Henson Company’ Ceo Lisa Henson.

Several Muppets were on hand to receive the star including Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie, Gonzo, Animal, Pepe, Sweetums, and Walter, the newest Muppet, who made his debut in Disney’s 2011 film. The Muppets’ star is the 2,466th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and is located in front of the historic El Capitan Theatre.

“Thanks to creative genius Jim Henson and these extraordinary puppeteers, the Muppets are truly worldwide icons and Hollywood stars,” said Ross. “They are a treasured part of the Disney family, and we’re thrilled to see them join so many other luminaries on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.”

Disney’s The Muppets, which stars Jason Segel, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper, Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy, debuts March 20 on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD, Digital Download and On‐Demand. The release includes the DVD and digital soundtrack packaged together and also offered as the ultimate Muppets experience, a ‘Wocka Wocka Value Pack,’ which contains the movie on Blu‐ray high definition, DVD and Digital Copy (three discs), plus a download card which allows fans to own all the songs including the Oscar‐winning “Man or Muppet.”

The Muppets who were honored with 2,466th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the El Capitan Theatre on March 20, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The Muppets who were honored with 2,466th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the El Capitan Theatre on March 20, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The Muppets who were honored with 2,466th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the El Capitan Theatre on March 20, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The Muppets who were honored with 2,466th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the El Capitan Theatre on March 20, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The Muppets who were honored with 2,466th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the El Capitan Theatre on March 20, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The Muppets who were honored with 2,466th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the El Capitan Theatre on March 20, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Kermit the Frog who along with the other Muppets were honored with 2,466th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the El Capitan Theatre on March 20, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Kermit the Frog who along with the other Muppets were honored with 2,466th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the El Capitan Theatre on March 20, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

(L-R) Walt Disney Studios President Rich Ross, Jim Henson Company CEO, Lisa Henson and Sean Henson attend the star unveiling for The Muppets who were honored with 2,466th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the El Capitan Theatre on March 20, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

(L-R) Walt Disney Studios President Rich Ross, Jim Henson Company CEO, Lisa Henson and Sean Henson attend the star unveiling for The Muppets who were honored with 2,466th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the El Capitan Theatre on March 20, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

(L-R) Walt Disney Studios President Rich Ross, Hollywood Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Leron Gubler and the Jim hensonCompany CEO, Lisa Henson attend the star unveiling for The Muppets who were honored with 2,466th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the El Capitan Theatre on March 20, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

(L-R) Walt Disney Studios President Rich Ross, Hollywood Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Leron Gubler and the Jim hensonCompany CEO, Lisa Henson attend the star unveiling for The Muppets who were honored with 2,466th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the El Capitan Theatre on March 20, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

(L-R) Walt Disney Studios President Rich Ross, attends the star unveiling ceremony for The Muppets who were honored with 2,466th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the El Capitan Theatre on March 20, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

(L-R) Walt Disney Studios President Rich Ross, attends the star unveiling ceremony for The Muppets who were honored with 2,466th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the El Capitan Theatre on March 20, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2,466th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame honoring The Muppets in front of the El Capitan Theatre on March 20, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The 2,466th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame honoring The Muppets in front of the El Capitan Theatre on March 20, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Muppet Puppeteers attend the star unveiling ceremony for The Muppets who were honored with 2,466th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the El Capitan Theatre on March 20, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Muppet Puppeteers attend the star unveiling ceremony for The Muppets who were honored with 2,466th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the El Capitan Theatre on March 20, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)