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Jamie Foxx Wants To Star In R-Rated Puppet Film ‘The Happytime Murders’

Oscar award-winning actor Jamie Foxx is in talks to join a puppet film for adults, according to news reports. The Annie actor is rumored to star in The Happpytime Murders, which will be produced by the Jim Henson Company and STX Entertainment. Show More Summary

Jamie Foxx May Solve Crimes With a Puppet in The Jim Henson Company’s ‘The Happytime Murders’

For years now we’ve been reporting on the on-again, off-again development of The Jim Henson Company’s The Happytime Murders, a puppet noir described as “Avenue Q meets L.A. Confidential.” The project got a shot in the arm last year when...Show More Summary

Jamie Foxx In Talks To Star In Henson’s ‘Happytime Murders’

2 days agoHumor / odd : Nerd Bastards

The Happytime Murders somehow seems to be simultaneously something you could totally see coming from The Jim Henson Co. (ex: “Happytime”), and something you never thought the puppeteer gang would produce (ex: “Murders”). And yet here we are with news of its development! Directed by Brian Henson (son of the late and great Jim Henson) […]

31 Genius Facts About Jim Henson

3 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

5. Henson crafted the first Kermit out of his mother's old turquoise coat.

Newswire: Jim Henson’s son to direct R-rated puppet movie with Jamie Foxx

It’s been nearly a year since we last heard from The Happytime Murders, Brian Henson’s attempt to interest audiences in the “puppets that fuck” genre pioneered by directors like Peter Jackson, Charlie Kaufman, and Trey Parker and Matt Stone. Show More Summary

Jamie Foxx May Star in a R-Rated Jim Henson Puppet Movie

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

When the world first met Jamie Foxx, he was doing weird, out there comedy. He’s since evolved into an Oscar-winning actor—but an upcoming role will bring him back to that space. He’s in early talks to star in The Happytime Murders, an R-rated puppet comedy produced by the Jim Henson Company. Read more...

Jamie Foxx Eyes The Happytime Murders

An R-rated puppet noir from STX Entertainment and The Jim Henson Company The post Jamie Foxx Eyes The Happytime Murders appeared first on

Jamie Foxx Negotiating To Star In ‘The Happytime Murders’ At STX

EXCLUSIVE: Jamie Foxx is in early negotiations to star in STX Entertainment and the Jim Henson Company’s raucous comedy The Happytime Murders, which will combine live-action and puppetry made so famous by the Henson family. The project,...Show More Summary

Cool Stuff: A ‘Labyrinth’ Board Game is On the Way, So Do the Magic Dance

There just aren’t enough new board games commemorating hits movies from the 1980s. In an effort to help rectify that situation, a company called River Horse has partnered up with The Jim Henson Company to create a Labyrinth board game,...Show More Summary

Henson and Oz Ad-Lib

Kermit the frog calls into question Fozzie Bear’s very existence, and Piggy and Kermie share an intimate moment in these improv screen tests between Jim Henson and Frank Oz during the filming of the 1979 classic The Muppet Movie.

Things We Saw Today: Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: The Board Game - You remind me of the game.

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

The Jim Henson Company and River Horse are releasing a Labyrinth board game! The game will be designed for up to four players, and feature character tokens for Sarah, Jareth, Hoggle, Ludo, and Sir Didymus (and therefore Ambrocious, of course).

Jim Henson's Labyrinth Is Getting A Beautiful New Board Game

A Labyrinth board game? In 2016? If not for the tragic passing of David Bowie this year, we’d probably be asking these questions more seriously. Now, it seems like a beautiful — and interactive — tribute to the man / cultural phenomenon. More »      

The Babe With The Power: Labyrinth Board Game Coming

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

A board game based on Jim Henson's Labyrinth is due out this summer, and I am going to play it so hard. The game is being developed by River Horse and The Jim Henson company and actually sounds kind of amazing. Gameplay details and what's...Show More Summary

Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: The Board Game

Yep, you read that right. Coming this summer, River Horse will be releasing a board game based on Jim Henson’s Labyrinth. Created in partnership with The Jim Henson Company, the game is said to include: 5 highly collectible figurineShow More Summary

The modern Star Fox puppets are so much cuter than the originals

The Jim Henson Company's puppets were an honest-to-god highlight of Nintendo's E3 2015 showing, and it's about time someone dusted them off. Star Fox Zero is only a couple weeks away! I'm sure some of you will have opinions about the...Show More Summary

Listen to Ecstatic Cosmic Union's New, Improved Soundtrack to Fantasy Film The Dark Crystal

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal On Saturday for Northwest Film Forum's outstanding Puget Soundtrack series, Seattle's Ecstatic Cosmic Union (led by Rena Luelle and Aubrey Nehring) manifested a stunning, re-imagined soundtrack for Jim Henson and Frank Oz's 1982 fantasy-adventure film The Dark Crystal. Show More Summary

Video: Meet The Woman Who Created Your Favorite Muppets

In 1970, a meeting took place that changed Muppets history—Bonnie Erickson, a young costumer, met with Jim Henson, who was looking for someone to fashion the looks for The Frog Prince. Erickson got the job, and went on to create some of the most famous Muppets, including Miss Piggy, Statler & Waldorf, and Rowlf. [ more › ]

Despite Enjoyable Monsters, 'Turkey Hollow' Lacks Magic

Directed by: Kirk R. Thatcher; Runtime: 88 minutes Grade: D+ Seeing the name Jim Henson attached to the title of a production naturally builds a degree of expectation, recalling memories of the family-friendly wonders that his company so delightfully brought to screens over the years, both large and small. Show More Summary

TV Club: Robin the Frog returns, and like many things on The Muppets, he’s changed

Even at 78, it feels like Jerry Nelson died prematurely. The same could be said of any Muppet performer, really, including Jim Henson (53) and especially Richard Hunt (40). That’s because, even if the characters they voice aren’t supposed...Show More Summary

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