Posts tagged with "Jim Henson"

First trailer for ABC’s The Muppets!

First trailer for ABC’s The Muppets!
Yes, once again it’s time to play the music, it’s time to light the lights, it’s time to meet the Muppets on The Muppet Show…again! It was announced a month back that The Muppets would once again be hitting our TV! This news is coming from ABC, who are going to be producing a prime-time version of The Muppets coming this autumn. It looks to have each and every Muppet we all know and love to some degree (including hopefully... 

It’s time to play the music, it’s time to light the lights! The Muppets are returning to TV

It’s time to play the music, it’s time to light the lights! The Muppets are returning to TV
After an absence of almost 20 years, it looks like the Muppets will finally be returning to our TV screens for a brand new series, thanks to Big Bang co-creator Bill Prady and Anger Management‘s Bob Kushell. Everybody now: The new series, currently in development, is set to air on ABC – unsurprisingly, since both the network and the Jim Henson Company are now owned by Disney. So far, few details about the show itself have been confirmed,... 

Dance Your Cares Away: Joseph Gordon-Levitt is Starring in a Fraggle Rock Movie

Dance Your Cares Away: Joseph Gordon-Levitt is Starring in a Fraggle Rock Movie
Music is set to be playing down in Fraggle Rock once again in a new feature film starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Variety has revealed. The movie is being developed by New Regency, with Gordon-Levitt also serving as its producer. First broadcast in 1983, Fraggle Rock was created by Jim Henson and produced by HBO, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Henson Associates and UK company Television South. The original series ran for five seasons, with some... 

New Parasyte anime assigned opening song by Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

New Parasyte anime assigned opening song by Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Fans of Japanese gore, horror and anime would have heard the news about the much loved manga series “Kiseiju” (aka: Parasyte) getting its own anime, and with it means a whole array of amazing music from much loved Japanese musicians. One of the first to be announced has been the band Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas with their upcoming release “Let Me Hear” being picked up for the opening of the new series. The band revealed... 

The Good, The Odd and The Geeky: Syfy’s Spring 2014 Line-Up

The Good, The Odd and The Geeky: Syfy’s Spring 2014 Line-Up
Nerd favourite channel Syfy has now announced this year’s Spring schedule, which will include the final season of Warehouse 13 and the return of Continuum, as well some brand new series and an original movie, Zodiac: Signs of the Apocalypse. Perhaps the most exciting new shows Syfy has lined up are Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge, which we initially reported on back in October, and Metal Hurlant Chronicles, an adaptation of the... 

Lotso Lawsuit – Disney Sued Over Toy Story 3’s Teddy Bear Villain

Lotso Lawsuit – Disney Sued Over Toy Story 3’s Teddy Bear Villain
New Jersey toy company Diece-Lisa Industries are suing Disney over an alleged misappropriation of its “Lots of Hugs” stuffed bear toys in the film Toy Story 3. Diece-Lisa allege that Toy Story 3’s villainous Lotso (short for Lots-O’-Huggin’) character, who rules the toys at Sunnyside Day Care Center, infringes the copyright of its trademarked “Lots of Hugs” toys, which it has been licensing since 1995. This... 

Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge – Syfy’s New Competition Series

Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge – Syfy’s New Competition Series
Earlier this week, NBCUniversal‘s Syfy channel gave the greenlight to eight episodes of a new competition-based series that will see ten wannabe puppet-makers go head-to-head to win $100,000 plus a contract working at the world-famous Jim Henson’s Creature Shop. Contestants on Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge can expect to show their skills in all kinds of creature-making, from simple, whimsical puppets to huge mechanical beasts.... 
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