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Scott Derrickson To Direct Labyrinth Sequel

Scott Derrickson is to direct a 'Labyrinth' sequel.The 53-year-old filmmaker has been tapped to helm a follow-up to the 1986 movie, which starred Jennifer Connelly and David Bowie, Deadline reports.The fantasy film disappointed at the...

Kermit The Frog Gets A New Voice

For only the third time since the 50s, a new actor is taking over as the voice of 'The Muppets' favourite Kermit the Frog. Matt Vogel will become the new permanent puppeteer, having worked with...

Re-visit Jim Henson's Mastery In Netflix Series 'The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance'

It's time to immerse ourselves in the world of Jim Henson as he launches a special prequel series to one of his most famous movies. 'The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance' comes to Netflix with...

Abc Bringing Back 'The Muppet Show'? 'Big Bang Theory' Creator Reportedly Set To Write Pilot

The Muppet Show will be revamped for ABC with a little help from the executive producer and co-creator of The Big Bang Theory, Bill Prady. Prady, who worked on the original series, has already been...

Joseph Gordon-levitt To Star In Fraggle Rock

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is to star in the 'Fraggle Rock' movie.Jim Henson's hit 1980s children's TV show about a group of carefree creatures known as Fraggles who live in caves beneath a lighthouse is finally being...

Time To Magic Dance Again? Is ‘Labyrinth’ Really Getting A Sequel?

The news that there could be a sequel to 80’s cult classic Labyrinth has hit the internet hard. It’s been years since we've read so many mentions of David Bowie’s crotch and hair. But who...

Bert & Ernie Spark Equality Debate After Bakery Refuses To Create 'Support Gay Marriage' Cake

A Northern Ireland bakery has been contacted by the government and is facing legal action after it refused to create a cake with an image of Sesame Street's Bert and Ernie and the words "support...

Jane Henson Dies: Muppets Co-creator Dead, Aged 78

Jane Henson, the co-creator of the Muppets, has died at the age of 78, following a battle with cancer, Sky News has reported. Though her husband Jim was perhaps the better known of the pair,...

Muppets Creator Jane Henson Dies Aged 78

Jane Henson, who co-created the beloved children’s show The Muppets with her husband Jim, has died. The Jim Henson company confirmed the news, stating that Henson died on Tuesday, at the age of 78, following...

Jason Segel Will Not Return For Muppets Sequel

Jason Segel will not be writing the follow-up to the current Muppets Movie. Perez Hilton broke the news today (March 6, 2012), which will no doubt disappoint fans of the movie. Explaining his decision not...

Oscar The Grouch To Host The Oscars?

In a radio interview more than 35 years ago, the late Jim Henson and Frank Oz discussed the possibility of doing a Muppets sketch in which Oscar the Grouch would host -- what else? The...

Jim Henson For Hometown Honour

Residents of Jim Henson's hometown are set to rename a bridge in honour of the late Muppets creator.Local officials in Leland, Mississippi, where Henson grew up, will unveil the newly-renamed monument, The Rainbow Connection, on...

Segel Writing Muppet Movie Comeback

Funnyman JASON SEGEL is writing a new film starring JIM HENSON's muppets - four years after the characters were last seen in theatres. The Forgetting Sarah Marshall star is a big fan of the bug-eyed puppets,...

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