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Hey ‘Farscape’ Fans- Full Series Hits Amazon Streaming Tomorrow!

2019 will be the 20th anniversary of science fiction series Farscape. Amazon is celebrating by bringing the ENTIRE series to their streaming service beginning tomorrow, March 19th, the anniversary of the show’s first airing. Chairman of The Jim Henson Company Brian Henson commented about the release, saying: “Farscape is one of my most favorite productions, and I […]

Brian Henson Talks Netflix’s ‘Dark Crystal’ at Dragon Con

If you’ll recall, Netflix has a series from The Jim Henson Company on the docket which is currently in production based on The Dark Crystal. Which, of course, is what we wanted to ask Brian Henson about during his interview session at Dragon Con 2018. “It’s been shooting since last November — it’s so cool that […]

Brian Henson Offers Updates on His ‘Farscape’ Movie

Brian Henson hates to sound like a broken record, but he does want to assure fans that he hasn’t forgotten about Farscape. Two years ago, also at Dragon Con no less, Henson confirmed the longstanding rumor that he was indeed working on a Farscape feature film. Time has obviously passed since then, and while it’s still on […]

Dragon Con: 32 Photos from Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge Live

One of the scheduled highlights that we knew we absolutely had to attend at Dragon Con this year was the LIVE Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge. When the live challenge was announced by Brian Henson and Dragon Con last month, we were ecstatic, having been huge fans of the single season run that aired on SYFY. Contestants […]

[Review] ‘The Happytime Murders’ Had So Much Potential

We had such high hopes for Brian Henson‘s The Happytime Murders. While it wasn’t horrible (although current critical reception would paint it that way), there will be a certain type of audience who just won’t like it. The film is sort of to puppets what Team America: World Police was to marionettes — not your average children’s fare. […]


Dragon Con to Host Live Jim Henson Creature Shop Challenge

It’s almost time for fans from all over the world to converge on Downtown Atlanta over Labor Day weekend to celebrate the 31st Dragon Con. One of the special things about the event annually is the cosplay and incredible builds the talented creators bring to the Peach Tree center hotels, and the convention is giving […]


Now Really Is The Time To Buy Farscape: The Complete Series

If you don’t know Farscape, you probably don’t know why so many got excited about Ben Browder being cast in the new run of Doctor Who. He’s the star of the show, a NASA test pilot who ends up passing through a wormhole to another part of the universe. Another part of the universe in […]

Jim Henson Company Bringing Puppets Back To British TV

Brian Henson has been working on the pilot for a new, puppet-led entertainment show for the BBC, currently with the working title No Strings Attached. While the show is expected to be largely like a talk show with a puppet host, there’s also expected to be sketches and games with a range of other characters. […]

Puppet Film Noir From Henson Co. Looks To Katherine Heigl For Its Humanity

Back in the dark and misty past of 2010, we reported that Cameron Diaz had been offered a role in The Jim Henson Company’s forthcoming film noir puppet comedy, The Happytime Murders. The film has been in development since 2008 and still has not found a leading lady, but according to The Hollywood Reporter the […]

Cameron Diaz Offered Role In Adult Puppet Movie The Happytime Murders

Brian Henson is gearing up to shoot his first post-Muppets feature, The Happytime Murders. Here’s the official blurb: Featuring the well-known Henson style of irreverence and parody, and taking its cues from such films as Pulp Fiction and LA Confidential, Happytime Murders presents a twist on the film noir genre. In a world where puppets are a […]

Jim Henson-Scripted Comic – Exclusive Details

As a student in the life-school of Kermit the Frog and long time admirer of Jim Henson and Jerry Juhl, one tiny grain of news out of Comic-Con had my interest piqued than any other: Archaia comics are working on A Tale of Sand, a graphic novel realisation of a never filmed feature-screenplay from deep […]