The Muppets get scared in Disney Plus’ new Halloween special, Muppets Haunted Mansion, streaming on the service on Oct. 8.
In the special, Gonzo the Great and sidekick Pepe the King Prawn must survive one frightening night in the Haunted Mansion where ghosts and ghouls reside.
Besides the Muppets, the special stars Will Arnett as the Ghost Host, Yvette Nicole Brown as the Hearse Driver, Darren Criss as the Caretaker and Taraji P. Henson as the Bride. It also includes special appearances from Chrissy Metz as Harriet, Alfonso Ribeiro as Fred, the late Ed Asner as Claude, Jeannie Mai as Maude, Danny Trejo as Huet, Sasheer Zamata as Mary, Craig Robinson, Skai Jackson, Pat Sajak, Geoff Keighley and Justina Machado, all as busts, and John Stamos as himself.
Walt Disney Records will release a Muppets Haunted Mansion EP to release with the special that will include three new original songs—“Rest in Peace,” “Life Hereafter” and “Tie the Knot Tango”—as well as a cover of “Dancing in the Moonlight.”