VIDEO: Muppets, Marvel and More in Walt Disney Studios CinemaCon 2012 Presentation

Tuesday, April 24th Walt Disney Studios rolled out its producing, directing, and acting stars for the CinemaCon 2012 Presentation at Caesar’s Palace Colosseum in Las Vegas, NV.  Highlights included the official announcement of a sequel to “The Muppets,” Director Tim Burton presenting “Frankenweenie” , Jerry Bruckheimer and Johnny Depp teaming up once again in “The Lone Ranger,” and a full slate of comic book heroes from Marvel Studios.  Continue on for the video recap of the presentation.

Iron Man and Captain America from "Marvel's The Avengers" © 2011 MVLFFLLC. TM & © 2011 Marvel. All Rights Reserved.


In the first part of the presentation, producer and head of Marvel Studios Kevin Feige discusses future Marvel projects including Iron Man 3, Captain America 2, and Thor 2.

"Frankenweenie" © Disney Enterprises, Inc


Director Tim Burton, actors Jennifer Garner, and James Franco all appear in the second part of the presentation discussing  “Frankenweenie,” “The Odd Life of Timothy Green,” and “Oz the Great and Powerful,” respectively.


Tonto (Johnny Depp), a spirit warrior on a personal quest, joins forces in a fight for justice with John Reid (Armie Hammer), a lawman who has become a masked avenger. ©2012 Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer, Inc.


In the final segment, Walt Disney Studios officially announces “The Muppets 2.”  In addition, Jerry Bruckheimer and Johnny Depp describe “The Lone Ranger,”and John Lasseter wears a kilt for “Brave.”

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