Another Raunchy Puppet Movie, ‘The Happytime Murders’

I’m sure nothing can beat the horny marionettes of Team America: World Police BUT there may be something in 2013. An empty hole you unsuccessfully tried to fill with The Muppets reboot starring Jason Segel, who is not making a sequel, opting for “human-related projects.”

The Jim Henson Company (The Dark Crystal, Labyrinth, The Witches) currently has four movies in development one of which is a “puppet-noir” movie called The Happytime Murders about a world where puppets co-exist with people as second class citizens.  Continue reading “Another Raunchy Puppet Movie, ‘The Happytime Murders’”

Happy Birthday, Jim Henson! (September 24, 1936 – May 16, 1990)

As you surely noticed on Google, there’s an interactive Muppet tribute on the home page, a cute and fitting tribute to the creative brilliance of Mississippi-native Jim Henson, whose 75th birthday would have been today.

He is not only the creator of the Muppets, but the mastermind behind one of everyone’s favorite 80’s movies, Labyrinth, starring David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly.

He also co-created Fraggle Rock and wrote and directed 1982’s The Dark Crystal. (Which is receiving the 3D/sequel treatment quite soon)…

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