This week, filming has begun on a brand new Disney+ Original series, “The Muppets Mayhem”, which after 45 years of rockin’ out, The Electric Mayhem goes on an epic musical journey to finally record their first studio album. With the help of a driven young music executive, Nora, the old-school Muppet band comes face to face with the current day music scene as they try to finally go platinum.
The series co-creator Jeff Yorkes, took to social media to confirm filming has begun this week.
Matt Vogel, who plays Floyd Pepper in the series, also took to social media to confirm filming has begun on the new Disney+ series.
Starring in the series will be Dr. Teeth (Bill Barretta) on vocals and keyboards, Animal (Eric Jacobson) on drums, Floyd Pepper (Matt Vogel) on vocals and bass, Janice (David Rudman) on vocals and lead guitar, Zoot (Dave Goelz) on saxophone and Lips (Peter Linz) on trumpet.
The new series is produced by ABC Signature and The Muppets Studio for Disney+.
The series was developed by Adam F. Goldberg, Bill Barretta and Jeff Yorkes based on characters created by Jim Henson. It is written by Adam F. Goldberg (“The Goldbergs”), Bill Barretta (“The Muppets,” “Muppets Haunted Mansion”) and Jeff Yorkes, the executive producers are Goldberg, Barretta, Michael Bostick and Kris Eber. Yorkes is a co-executive producer. The Muppets Studio’s David Lightbody and Leigh Slaughter are also executive producers.
No release date has been confirmed for the new Disney+ series, but with filming underway, hopefully it won’t be too long until we have confirmation.
Are you looking forward to “The Muppets Mayhem” Disney+ series?