Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl & Joseph Gordon-Levitt Book Cameos on ‘The Muppets’

The Muppets” is welcoming guest stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt and The Foo Fighters’ Dave GrohlVariety has learned. Both stars will appear as themselves on the Dec. 1 episode titled “Going, Going, Gonzo.”

On the upcoming episode, after a show-stopping duet with Miss Piggy on “Up Late with Miss Piggy,” Gordon-Levitt joins Scooter, Pepe and the gang for poker night. Meanwhile, Gonzo gears up to perform his dream stunt and Dave Grohl challenges Animal to a drum-off.

The episode, which airs at 8:00 p.m on ABC, was written by Shane Kosakowski and Franklin Hardy and the teleplay was penned by Jordan Reddout and Gus Hickey. Randall Einhorn directed the episode.

The cameo will mark Grohl’s return to the furry friends, as he appeared in the 2011 feature film “The Muppets,” as Animal’s replacement in the cover band, The Moopets.In its freshman season, “The Muppets” has welcomed guest stars Elizabeth Banks, Reese Witherspoon and Jay Leno, among others.

The ABC comedy landed a full-season order for its first run, which will air a total of 16 episodes. Recently, co-showrunner and exec producer Bob Kushell exited the series.

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