All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Jim Henson’

Jim Henson’s Son Dies Of Heart Attack At Age 48

John Henson died at his home in Saugerties, New York on Friday. According to his sister Cheryl Henson, he died of a sudden heart attack after building an igloo with his daughter. Henson was 48. John Henson was the fourth child of the late Muppets creator, Jim Henson and Jane Nabel Henson. He appeared in Sesame Street and Numerosity during …

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Muppets Most Wanted Trailer Includes Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey

The Muppets was a success back in the fall of 2011, winning critical praise and an Oscar for its music. It was a return to form for the Muppets, who had not been in a theatrical movie since 1999’s Muppets From Space. Disney is now looking to press on with that success, and a sequel to The Muppets is coming …

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Jane Henson Dies; Muppeteer Was 78

Jane Henson, wife of Muppets creator Jim Henson, has died. She was 78. According to The Jim Henson Company, Henson died at her Connecticut home yesterday after a prolonged battle with cancer. The company has set up a tribute page featuring photos from her life and audio from an address she made to The Jim Henson company made last year. …

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Muppets Dump Chick-Fil-A in Support of Gay Marriage

Muppets dump Chick-Fil-A in support of gay marriage? Apparently that’s the case. The Henson Company once supplied the controversial chicken slinging restaurant with toys for their children’s meals, items which featured numerous characters created by the late, great Jim Henson. However, following Dan Cathy’s admission that he only believes in marriage from a biblical perspective, the Muppets are apparently taking …

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New Sesame Street Movie: 20th Century Fox Acquires Rights

A new Sesame Street movie is currently in the works, according to the folks over at the Hollywood Reporter. 20th Century Fox recently secured motion picture rights to the property, and have tapped Shawn “Real Steel” Levy’s 21 Laps to produce alongside Michael Aguilar, Mark Gordon and Film 360’s Guymon Casady. Even though I’m well into my 30’s and have …

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