Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Propshop Contributed 3D Printed Props for Disney’s ‘Muppets Most Wanted’
The technology which makes up 3D printing has, no doubt, been a boon to the movie industry, particularly where costumes, props, and special effects are concerned. Complicated costumes and fantastical props can be produced with far less fuss and within the infamous, film-industry budget, using 3D printing. Now, everyone’s favorite 3D characters, Jim Henson’s iconic Muppets, will be cruising around in 3D–in a zany, cartoon-style, 3D car, to be precise.
In their latest adventure, “Muppets Most Wanted,” released in August by Disney, major Muppets, Kermit and Miss Piggy, are swept up in an “international crime caper,” according to the film’s synopsis. Kermit’s doppelganger, “the notorious Constantine,” and Kermit are pursued by Interpol agent, Jeanne Pierre Napoleon, whose car is the 3D printed star of this article.
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