Before the Muppets, Jim Henson made a series of funny but disturbing commercials for Wilkins Coffee starring a pair of puppets. When one puppet refused to drink the coffee, the other puppet would shoot him, brand him, drown him, and punish him in all manner of other violent ways. Read more...
The classic Charles Dickens tale "A Christmas Carol" is a holiday staple, and the 1992 adaptation starring The Muppets just made the story that much better. The spunky Jim Henson puppets put their own stamp on the holiday story, complete...Show More Summary
Jim Henson creations have a storied history in advertising, going back to the 1950s, when a violent proto-Kermit pitched Wilkins Coffee with 10-second TV spots. Tappy, the latest creation from Jim Henson's Creature Studio, is similarly off-kilter in his role as a living credit-card reader at a checkout counter. Show More Summary
Rumor says the Jim Henson Company is producing a sequel to 1986's Labyrinth.
Every day, Watch This offers staff recommendations inspired by a new movie coming out that week. This week: Our ongoing Sesame Street Week has us thinking about movies starring puppets. The Dark Crystal (1982) For a movie helmed by Jim...Show More Summary
Jim Henson was more than a puppeteer. He built a company culture of fun and innovation.
The beloved Muppet shares what his creator taught him about creativity, collaboration, and success.
This November I'll be seeing Henson Alternative's PUPPET UP! Uncensored at the SFSketchfest. This is a fantastic, improvised puppet show from "the grown-ups wing of the Jim Henson Company." SF Sketchfest and Westbeth Entertainment present Henson Alternative’s Puppet Up! Read the rest
As a Henson nerd, one of the highlights of New York City Comic Con for me was attending the "Jim Henson Company: Upcoming Comics With Archaia" panel. Unfortunately, it also gave me some pretty unrealistic career goals. How exactly does one become a Henson historian? Just asking for a friend.
By announcing Billy Crystal‘s involvement with Which Witch, a new animated film that has him taking on starring, writing and producing duties, the Jim Henson Co. quietly slipped in just a few other, minor items. The studio, which isShow More Summary
Jim Henson and his much-loved creations are best known for a TV empire that included The Muppet Show, Fraggle Rock, and Sesame Street. But it took Henson years of smaller TV appearances to build up the Muppets’ profile to a level where TV networks would take a chance on an all-Muppet production. Show More Summary
Late last week Variety posted some details about Billy Crystal‘s new project Which Witch with a tiny blurb towards the end that said the Jim Henson Company was also working on a Labyrinth sequel. The Internet blew up as the Internet tends to do with these type of stories. Hell, we were pretty damn excited […]
Yesterday we shared with you a little tidbit buried in a Variety article—that The Jim Henson Company is working on a sequel to Labyrinth, the movie that slingshotted so many geeks of a certain cough age straight into puberty. Alas, we are here to tell you that Variety punked us all—the Labyrinth sequel is not actually happening. Your mileage may vary.
Yesterday, a one-sentence aside in a Variety article sent rumors flying that The Jim Henson Company is working on a sequel to 1986's Labyrinth. Now, because life is cruel, it's looking like that may not be the case. Read more...
While the Jim Henson Company is expanding their feature slate, the possibility of a 'Labyrinth' is not quite clear. [...]
The Internet has been abuzz today at the news that a sequel to the 1986 cult classic, Labyrinth, is in the works. Variety let the tidbit slip in an article about Billy Crystal joining another Jim Henson movie, Which Witch, but apparently it's not true. Show More Summary
There's no information besides that it exists but that's still exciting!
Labyrinth, the magical 1986 cult movie starring David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly, reportedly has a sequel on the way. According to io9.com, the Jim Henson Company is working on the second Labyrinth movie way under the radar while other films take predominance. Show More Summary
Billy Crystal will write, produce and star in the animated 'Which Witch', following a wizard who hatches a contest to find his witch bride. [...]