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Licensing Expo Spotlights Coming Toon Attractions

We had the chance to visit the colorful Licensing Expo in Las Vegas this week, where thousands of our favorite animated and vfx-driven brands were basking in the limelight (June 12-14). ... Continue Reading →
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Henson Rides with Lobel’s ‘Frog and Toad’

L.A.’s Jim Henson Company has picked up the film and consumer products rights to 1970s classic children’s book series Frog and Toad, written and illustrated by Arnold Lobel. An ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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Kidtoon Films Offers ‘Sid the Science Kid’ Package

NCircle Ent. and Kidtoon Films have joined forces to offer TV episodes of Henson’s Sid the Science Kid to the big screen this month. Titled Sid the Science Kid Backyard Campout. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Fraggle Rock’ Preps 30th Celebration

The Jim Henson Company is gearing up for its hit children’s puppetry series Fraggle Rock’s 30th Anniversary in 2013 with plans for celebrations, events and new products for fans ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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Henson Makes Sales for Trio of Toons

The Jim Henson Company heads to MIP-TV this year with a raft of broadcast and home entertainment licensing agreements finalized for its trio of pre-school series, Pajanimals, Dinosaur ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →