At first glance, the move may sound a bit surprising considering how Jim Henson's creations have been known for their promotion of diversity, acceptance, and a deeper appreciation of the cultures around us But as DH notes, you also have instances like famed country singer Johnny Cash performing in front of a confederate flag as[...]
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Since Dinsey acquired the rights to The Muppets, fans knew it was only a matter of time until the series joined the streamer's library of movies, shorts, and new series Muppets Now. The Muppet Show (Image: Disney) Created by Jim Henson and premiering in 1976, The Muppet Show stars Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, the Swedish[...]
Created by Jim Henson, Fraggle Rock premiered in 1983 running five seasons on HBO The series took place in a subterranean world full of colorful characters including Doc, Sprocket the Dog, Boober, Gobo, Red, Mokey, Wembley, and Junior Gorg The original cast starred Gerard Parkes, Steve Whitmire, Dave Goelz, Jerry Nelson, Karen Prell, Tim Gosley,[...]
The Rise of Skywalker had some creatures, including Babu Frik, but one bigger creature that was cut form the film would have had special meaning for Jim Henson fans Neal Scanlan, who worked on creature effects for all three sequel films, helped create a tribute to Ludo, Jennifer Connelly's giant friend from Labyrinth You can[...]
They used exact blueprints and imagery from The Jim Henson Company to give fans of The Dark Crystal an accurate depiction of this famous general The statue is limited to no more than 500 pieces so act fast if you want one Pre-orders are already live and you can find them online and located here[...]
His enormous talent and outsized heart were perfectly suited to playing the larger-than-life yellow bird who brought joy to generations of children and countless fans of all ages around the world, and his lovably cantankerous grouch gave us all permission to be cranky once in a while. Welcomed to Sesame Street by Jim Henson, Caroll thrived[...]
Explosive publisher BOOM! Studios has announced a new four-issue mini-series in the Jim Henson's The Storyteller series Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Ghosts will explore folk tales about the afterlife, with the first issue by Márk László and Jim Campbell telling the story of the Myling from Scandinavian folklore Check out the press release below for[...]
With Netflix's The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance taking viewers back to the enchanted and dangerous world of Thra starting today, the streaming service chose some very worthy "ambassadors" to celebrate our return to Jim Henson's world after nearly four decades So without further ado, we present to you the soothing sounds of the Fizzgigs[...]
With the 10-episode series/season set to debut on the streaming service beginning August 30, the cast and creators behind the limited series open up about the experience of returning to Jim Henson's world nearly four decades later Returning to a world cherished by fans for so long comes with serious expectations and responsibilities – something[...]
The new Netflix series "The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance" had a huge presence at SDCC 2019 - with help from none other than Mark Hamill himself!
These puppets, the same ones Jim Henson used, had been on display in museums around the world By starting the design process with pieces from the original movie, the puppeteers and artists were able to ensure that Age of Resistance had the look and feel of Dark Crystal. THE DARK CRYSTAL: AGE OF RESISTANCE Leterrier emphasized how[...]
Well, nobody saw this coming. The next Haslab project is none other than a full size Cookie Monster Muppet from Sesame Street!
Netflix's The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is recruiting a "who's who" from across the pop culture landscape for the epic prequel series to the 1982 Jim Henson film The Dark Crystal Fans of the fantasy series will be treated to the vocal skills of Lena Headey (Game of Thrones) as Maudra Fara, Benedict Wong (Avengers:[...]
Actress Anya Taylor-Joy already looks like a real-life Gelfling Princess, so her being cast as royalty on Netflix's upcoming Dark Crystal: Age of
The U.S. Library of Congress is commemorating 'Sesame Street' for its 50 years of television excellence by preserving nearly 4,500 episodes of the series.