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Labyrinth: Jim Henson Mulled Sting, Michael Jackson for Goblin King
It's hard to imagine the 1986 Jim Henson classic without musician David Bowie in the iconic role of Jareth, the Goblin King, but apparently, The Muppets creator had other artists in mind during the time of casting and consulted his family on the decision Speaking to Comicbook.com, Jim's children Brian Henson and Cheryl Henson opened[...]
The Muppet Show (Image: Disney)
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[...]
The Muppet Show (Image: Disney)
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[...]
Fraggle Rock: Rock On! airs every Tuesday. Image Courtesy of Apple TV+
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,[...]
'Star Wars' Tribute To 'The Dark Crystal' That Was Cut From 'Rise of Skywalker'
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[...]
"Dark Crystal" The Garthim Master Returns with Chronicle Collectibles
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[...]
Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Ghosts Coming from BOOM! in March
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[...]
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance | Comic-Con 2019 Sneak Peek | Netflix
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[...]