There’s something spooky coming to Disney+ and there’s a weirdo and a King Prawn leading the way. The streaming network just dropped the trailer for The Muppets Haunted Mansion which is set to drop on October 8th.
In the new special Gonzo and Pepe are challenged to spend a night in the Haunted Mansion. Based on the popular Disney attraction, this version of the haunted mansion has been fully-muppetized from the ghosts down to even the wallpaper. All of your favorite muppets including Kermit, Fozzie, Bunsen and Beeker, Sweetums, and even that annoying pig lady will all be there as well as a slew of humans including Will Arnett (as The Ghost Host), Yvette Nicole Brown (as The Hearse Driver), Darren Criss (as The Caretaker), Taraji P. Henson (as The Bride)m Chrissy Metz (as Harriet), Alfonso Ribeiro (as Fred), Edward Asner (as Claude), Jeannie Mai (as Maude), Danny Trejo (as Huet), Sasheer Zamata (as Mary), Craig Robinson (as Bust), Skai Jackson (as Bust), Pat Sajak (as Bust), Geoff Keighley (as Bust), Justina Machado (as Bust), John Stamos (as Himself) and Kim Irvine (as Haunted Mansion Maid).
An EP for the special will also be released that features four songs from the Muppet band – The Electric Mayhem. The EP will include three new original songs: “Rest in Peace,” “Life Hereafter,” and “Tie the Knot Tango,” plus a cover of the 70s classic, “Dancing in the Moonlight” which was originally released by the band King Harvest.