Del Toro to Co-Direct Henson’s ‘Pinocchio’

After many months of unconfirmed rumors, Guillermo Del Toro has made it official. He will be co-directing Henson’s upcoming stop-motion adaptation of Pinocchio, with Mark Gustafson ... Continue Reading →

MIPTV: Henson Seeks Partners for ‘ImaginOcean’

The Jim Henson Company is hard at work developing a new animated children’s series, ImaginOcean, based on the acclaimed Off-Broadway musical John Tartaglia’s ImaginOcean. The musical ... Continue Reading →

Henson Plans ‘Sid the Science Kid: The Movie’

The Jim Henson Company has signed on with Chinese partner Nine Eyes Stone & Shanghai Animation Film Studios to co-produce the CGI animated Sid the Science Kid: The Movie, based ... Continue Reading →

Muppets Get Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie and the rest of lovable Muppets receives their star on the Hollywood Walk (“Wocka Wocka”) of Fame today (Tuesday) in celebration of the release of Disney’s ... Continue Reading →

Jim Henson Co. Promotes New Directors

The Jim Henson Company has promoted Meghan Sheridan and Blanca Lista to serve as directors in feature and TV development. Sheridan is now the director of children’s entertainment ... Continue Reading →

NBC to Produce New Henson Co. Sitcom

Now that audiences are eating up everything Muppet-relate in anticipation of this week’s movie opening, The Hollywood Reporter announces that NBC has ordered a script for The New ... Continue Reading →

Goldsmith to Sell Henson’s ‘Pajanimals’ at MIPCOM

The Jim Henson Company has appointed Richard Goldsmith as exec VP of Global Distribution. Goldsmith will lead global sales at MIP Junior and MIPCOM for the company’s titles across ... Continue Reading →

PBS Kids Catches New ‘Dinosaur Train’ Special

PBS Kids is planning some major Jurassic action this month with a one-hour Dinosaur Train movie to kick of the second season of the popular Henson Company series.  Slated for August ... Continue Reading →