(USA TODAY) LOS ANGELES - The biggest stars of the
The Muppets might not be much for walking, but they know how to attract attention.
After they were driven to prime spots on the red carpet to hold court, they caused a celebrity bottleneck down the rest of the carpet. The foam creations posed in front of a faux safe full of money to signify the crime-caper comedy opening March 21.
"These guys have been icons since the '70s," said Burrell, eyeing the backup. "I'm very happy to play second fiddle to the Muppets."
Burrell plays the
"If a movie premiere isn't absurd enough already, then nothing is more absurd than doing it all with Muppets," said Burrell, with a smile. "All in the best possible way."
"It's like waiting in line to meet the president or the queen," said Groban. "You have to kiss the green ring in order to make your way into this film. And I'm not above that."
He added, "We are mere mortals who are just here in celebration of the Muppets. I'm getting a bit of a tan from their superstar light they are throwing. I'm in awe. Just as I was on set."
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