It's the fairy tale that almost ruined Jim Henson's career—and could have left him bankrupt.
Of the many projects that Hollywood currently has in its mammoth machine the one most “flying under the radar” right now to me, feels like the forthcoming Muppets TV show, set to premiere this Fall on ABC. These classic Jim Henson characters that many of us grew up with, are getting a modern-makeover in their […]
On September 15th, PJ Ligouri will re-introduce viewers to the guests at Oscar’s Hotel for Fantastical Creatures, and frequent YouTube viewers will recognize some familiar faces. Production company New Form Digital and distributor Vimeo...Show More Summary
Funerals are always sad occasions but they don’t have to be depressing — remember Jim Henson’s request that mourners at his funeral not wear any black, for example. In fact, the best funerals aren’t just about expressions of grief but...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Talk about a good marriage of brands — Walden Media and Jim Henson Prods. have joined together to develop and produce a new family-friendly film project called Happy Krampus! This will be a fully live-action project and is based on an original idea by Kealan O'Rourke (The Boy In The Bubble). Show More Summary
Lifetime announced today that it has a new project in the works based on original characters and a story by Jim Henson. The Lifetime Original Movie “Jim Henson’s Turkey Hollow” is set to premiere Nov. 21 on Lifetime. The movie...
For the better part of a decade, Brian Henson, son of legendary puppeteer Jim Henson, a puppeteer in his own right, and director of THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL and MUPPET TREASURE ISLAND, has been trying to get a movie called THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS made. Show More Summary
Press release from Lifetime, July 9, 2015: Just in time for Thanksgiving, Lifetime joins forces with The Jim Henson Company on the Lifetime Original Movie, Jim Henson’s Turkey Hollow, starrring Academy Award® and Golden Globe® Winner Mary Steenburgen (Orange is...
EW has shared pictures from the upcoming Lifetime film Jim Henson’s Turkey Hollow, which is executively produced by Lisa Henson. The site explains that Lisa was working on an archiving project when she stumbled across an unproduced Thanksgiving special created by her father Jim and his writing partner Jerry Juhl. Furthermore, she found the puppets […]
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The Happytime Murders, Brian Henson’s weird, grim take on a world where puppets and humans live alongside each other, has been in development limbo for years—but it looks like the Jim Henson Company has finally gotten the ball rolling on the project again. Yes, puppet noir may actually be coming to the big screen. Read more...
The Happytime Murders, Brian Henson's long-awaited film about a world where humans and puppets co-exist, is finally being developed by STX Entertainment and the Jim Henson Company.
STX Entertainment is getting behind a long-gestured Jim Henson Company project, the now-untitled The Happytime Murders, reports Deadline. The film will combine live-action and puppetry made so famous by the Henson family but with a black comedy twist. The story is by Todd Berger and Dee Robertson with revisions that have been done by Erich […]
Brian Henson, son of the late Jim Henson, is getting another chance to make a darkly comic puppet noir called The Happytime Murders. The story, which is designed as something like an LA Confidential-type riff on The Muppets, or a Muppet...Show More Summary
Nearly five years ago, we brought you word that Brian Henson of The Jim Henson Company had teamed up with Lionsgate for a new movie, an R-rated puppet noir called The Happytime Murders. The film sounded promising, with a Black List-featured...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: STX Entertainment is rolling full steam ahead, putting more product into its pipeline with the latest being a comedy from The Jim Henson Company. The as yet untitled project will be a bit raucous so will likely get an R-rating. Show More Summary
Jim Henson's deeply personal tale of a teenage girl losing her baby brother to a Goblin King wasn't a hit when it was first released.
Nintendo Visits Jim Henson Studios, Is Just The Cutest Thing Too cute. Why Isn’t Pokémon Vs Zombies An Actual Game Preach. The Butcher And New ‘Eternal Conflict’ Map Drop Into Heroes Of The Storm New stuff. Predator’s Mortal Kombat X...Show More Summary
Who had a bigger influence on your childhood: Nintendo, or Jim Henson's puppet creations? It may warm your heart to learn that the companies are equally big fans of one another, as evidenced by a video that shows famed Nintendo game creator Shigeru Miyamoto's visit to Jim Henson Studios. Show More Summary
Last year, Nintendo went with Robot Chicken-style action figure stop motion animation to present their wares at E3, so this year they topped it with puppets. Puppets made by the actual Jim Henson workshop. So if you shouted, "Oh my God, Nintendo MUPPETS!" like a large portion of our editorial staff during their show, you were pretty much dead-on.