R.I.P. ‘Muppets’ Puppeteer John Henson

By | Saturday February 15, 2014 @ 12:23pm PST

john hensonJohn Henson, son of the late Muppets creator Jim Henson, died Friday after suffering a sudden heart attack. He was 48. The Jim Henson Company confirmed his passing today on their official FacebookRead More »

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BBC, Jim Henson Co. Bringing Puppets To UK Primetime With ‘Muppet’-Style Show

By | Thursday June 6, 2013 @ 8:00am PDT

BBC One has joined with The Jim Henson Company for That Puppet Game Show, a new comedy game series that has a few things in common with Henson’s original Muppet Show. The series … Read More »

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Jim Henson Company To Develop ‘Frog And Toad’ Animated Feature Film

By | Friday June 8, 2012 @ 11:35am PDT

The Jim Henson Company has acquired rights to the Frog And Toad children’s books and is developing an animated feature. Written and illustrated by Arnold Lobel in the 1970s, each of the four books include … Read More »

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2011 Comic-Con: Jim Henson’s Lost Script

By | Sunday July 24, 2011 @ 3:38pm PDT

Deadline Comic-Con film correspondent Luke Y Thompson files:

In a small-yet-packed room, all the way across the convention center and up the stairs from Hollywood’s big Hall H stuff, significant bits of film history were coming to light. After Archaia Entertainment CEO P.J. … Read More »

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Guillermo Del Toro Starting Stop-Motion ‘Pinocchio’ Feature With Henson And Pathe

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Guillermo del Toro, The Jim Henson Company and Pathe are ready to go on Pinocchio, a 3D stop motion animated adaptation of the Carlo Collodi fairy tale that will be edgier than the 1940 animated Disney classic. Gris Grimly will co-direct with Mark Gustafson, and production will begin later … Read More »

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