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 →

Happy Feet Sequel Not as Popular As First Pic

The second time is too much of a charm for the dancing penguins of Happy Feet Two, which opened to a $22 million box-office total domestically. The first outing of George Miller’s ... Continue Reading →

‘Happy Feet 2′ Bravely Battles ‘Twilight’ in Theaters

George Miller’s dancing penguins of Happy Feet Two will be aiming for the family audiences this weekend, before Disney’s The Muppets and Sony/Aardman’s Arthur Christmas steal ... Continue Reading →

Box Office Gods Smile at ‘Immortals’ and ‘Puss’

It was a good weekend for Tarsem Singh’s Immortals, the vfx-laden Henry Cavill-starrer, which was the No. 1 movie at the box office and made $32 million in the U.S. and $36 million ... Continue Reading →

Disney Releases First Image from Pixar’s ‘Small Fry’

USA Today unveiled the first image from the new Toy Story short Small Fry today. The short accompanies The Muppets (in theaters on Nov. 23). Directed and written by Pixar veteran Angus ... Continue Reading →

The Hub Celebrates Turkey Day with the Muppets

Since Disney’s The Muppets movie is on everyone’s radar this holiday season, The Hub has planned a special Thanksgiving marathon featuring Jim Henson’s beloved characters. On ... Continue Reading →

Animation Writer and Historian Earl Kress Dies at 60

We were saddened to learn of the recent death of beloved animation writer and historian and Animation Guild VP Earl Kress passed away recently at age 60 due to complications from ... Continue Reading →

What’s Your Spirit Muppet?

The latest headwear craze that has graced the pates of pop idols Ke$ha and Katy Perry (among other trendy celebs) is moving on from wild beasts to felt puppets. SpiritHoods, a Los Angeles-based ... Continue Reading →

D23 Expo Whets Appetites for Upcoming Toons

Taking a marketing page from Comic-Con, Disney’s D23 Expo offered bits and pieces of news, highlights of upcoming animated fare and meet-and-greets with talent for die-hard fans this ... Continue Reading →

Disney’s D23 Expo Boasts Stars & Sneaks

Disney’s ultimate fandom expo, taking place August 19 – 21 at the Anaheim Convention Center, has announced its planned sneak peeks and appearances by stars from upcoming films, ... Continue Reading →