'The Muppets' is Wednesday's featured Miller Movie

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"The Muppets"

KALAMAZOO--Western Michigan University's Campus Activities Board will present a special screening of "The Muppets," starring Amy Adams and Jason Segel, at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29, in Miller Auditorium.

Admission is $1 at the door for WMU students with a valid Bronco Card and $2 for all others. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. and free popcorn is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

On vacation in Los Angeles, the world's biggest Muppet fan, Walter, and his friends Gary (Segel) and Mary (Adams) from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of oilman Tex Richman (Chris Cooper) to raze the Muppet Theater and drill for oil.

To stage the Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever and raise the $10 million needed to save the Muppets' old stomping grounds, Walter, Mary and Gary must help Kermit reunite Fozzie, Gonzo, Animal, Miss Piggy and the rest of the gang--all of whom have gone their own separate ways. Fozzie now performs with a Reno casino tribute band called the Moopets, Miss Piggy is a plus-size fashion editor at Vogue Paris, Animal is in a Santa Barbara clinic for anger management, and Gonzo is a high-powered plumbing magnate.

Written by Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller and directed by James Bobin, "The Muppets" is rated PG for some mildly rude humor. Released in November 2011, the film has a run time of 103 minutes and is shown in English.

For more information, contact Cody Hodges, Miller Movie coordinator for the Campus Activities Board, at cab-movies@wmich.edu or (269) 387-2112.