The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

Jarrod Fairclough – Full House.  Arrested Development.  That one show with Rita Moreno where instead of singing ‘Fever’ she’s the matriarch of some family taking it one day at a time (I think it’s called ‘The Lady Who Takes It Daily’, although on second thought that doesn’t sound family friendly).  These are just a few of…

Melissa McCarthy Joins ‘Happytime Murders’

Variety are reporting that comedy star Melissa McCarthy has signed on to join the Henson Company puppet noir film Happytime Murders, which is scheduled to begin production in August. In a statement, Melissa said “When a really good script combines puppet strippers, Los Angeles’ underbelly, and comedy, it’s like my fever dream has finally come true”…

Kickstarter – MoMI Jim Henson Exhibition

Jarrod Fairclough – Long long ago, in a city far far away (unless you live close to New York City), an exciting exhibition was announced at the Museum of the Moving Image all about Jim Henson.  And we rejoiced, and some of us Australian’s even looked at plane tickets…  And then nothing really happened… Until yesterday,…

New Muppet Book Coming Soon

Jarrod Fairclough – Good news for lovers of reading (I’ve got three books on the go at the moment!).  Penguin Random House have announced a new book, in what sounds like a possible new series.  Entitled ‘Muppets Meet the Classics: The Phantom of the Opera’, the book will cast Kermit, Miss Piggy, Uncle Deadly and our…

New Muppet Diamond Select Figures

Jarrod Fairclough – We already love the Diamond Select Muppet figures, with our Kermits, Fozzies, and old guys in the balcony displayed proudly on our shelves.  Well, make room, because we’ve just been given our first look at Series 4, which will be on preview at this weeks Toy Fair in New York!  The figures include…

The Muppets Take The Bowl!

Jarrod Fairclough – In exciting news, it has been announced that Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie, Gonzo and all your favorite Muppet pals will be playing the Hollywood Bowl this September! On September 8th, 9th and 10th, you’ll be able to see The Muppets live as they perform their most famous songs and brand new sketches, in…

It’s Not Easy Being Green Lantern

Jarrod Fairclough – Seattle is about to be invaded by an influx of super villains!  Who will save Safeco Field from the powers of evil?  Who will rescue those stuck on the Space Needle from the clutches of darkness.  Who will stop the Fremont Troll before he destroys the city? Never fear, folks!  For Super Kermit…