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Farscape SDCC Panel Discusses Series Lasting Legacy Possible Return

Farscape SDCC Panel Discusses Series' Lasting Legacy, Possible Return

Bannon (who also wrote the first Alien movie directed by Ridley Scott) and producer Brian Henson (son of Jim Henson and now head of The Jim Henson Company) have been working on bringing back the show and shooting in Australia with the original cast The panelists include Gigi Edgley (Chiana), Ricky Manning (writer), Rebecca Riggs[...]

Hey Farscape Fans- Full Series Hits Amazon Streaming Tomorrow

Hey 'Farscape' Fans- Full Series Hits Amazon Streaming Tomorrow!

Amazon is celebrating by bringing the ENTIRE series to their streaming service beginning tomorrow, March 19th, the anniversary of the show's first airing.Chairman of The Jim Henson Company Brian Henson commented about the release, saying: "Farscape is one of my most favorite productions, and I am so honored by the 'Scapers' who continue to love it and[...]

Brian Henson Talks Netflixs Dark Crystal at Dragon Con

Brian Henson Talks Netflix's 'Dark Crystal' at Dragon Con

Which, of course, is what we wanted to ask Brian Henson about during his interview session at Dragon Con 2018.[caption id="attachment_912796" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Brian Henson during the Dragon Con 2018 interview session, photo by Bill Watters[/caption] "It's been shooting since last November -- it's so cool that Netflix could get behind it in such a big[...]

Brian Henson Offers Updates on His Farscape Movie

Brian Henson Offers Updates on His 'Farscape' Movie

Brian Henson hates to sound like a broken record, but he does want to assure fans that he hasn't forgotten about Farscape.[caption id="attachment_912737" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Brian Henson during the 2018 Creature Shop Challenge Live at Dragon Con, photo by Mary Anne Butler[/caption]Two years ago, also at Dragon Con no less, Henson confirmed the longstanding rumor that[...]

Dragon Con: 32 Photos from Jim Hensons Creature Shop Challenge Live

Dragon Con: 32 Photos from Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge Live

One of the scheduled highlights that we knew we absolutely had to attend at Dragon Con this year was the LIVE Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge.When the live challenge was announced by Brian Henson and Dragon Con last month, we were ecstatic, having been huge fans of the single season run that aired on SYFY[...]

[Review] The Happytime Murders Had So Much Potential

[Review] 'The Happytime Murders' Had So Much Potential

We had such high hopes for Brian Henson's The Happytime Murders While it wasn't horrible (although current critical reception would paint it that way), there will be a certain type of audience who just won't like it.The film is sort of to puppets what Team America: World Police was to marionettes -- not your average children's fare[...]

[Review] The Happytime Murders: An R-Rated Muppet Noir &#8211 Brilliant Right Nope.

[Review] The Happytime Murders: An R-Rated Muppet Noir – Brilliant, Right? Nope.

Unfortunately it turned out to be the insides of a waterlogged puppet -- soggy, mushy, and without any heart.[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Brian Henson's production company Henson Alternative produced The Happytime Murders for their first feature film, with Brian himself serving as director along with a script by Todd Berger.In the film's mythos, puppets exist in the world -- and[...]

Dragon Con to Host Live Jim Henson Creature Shop Challenge

Dragon Con to Host Live Jim Henson Creature Shop Challenge

One of the special things about the event annually is the cosplay and incredible builds the talented creators bring to the Peach Tree center hotels, and the convention is giving them yet another avenue to showcase them.Perhaps you'll recall the incredibly short-lived (but amazing) competition series on SYFY called Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge, hosted[...]

Puppet Film Noir From Henson Co. Looks To Katherine Heigl For Its Humanity

Puppet Film Noir From Henson Co. Looks To Katherine Heigl For Its Humanity

In a world where puppets are a minority race amongst humans, a puppet detective is forced to solve a string of murders around The Happytime Gang, the cast of a beloved children’s show, that is being picked off by a mysterious villain. The film will be directed by Brian Henson, the son of the late and well-loved Muppets[...]