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MUPPETS MAKE MOVIES

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Kermit the Frog wants Mickey Mouse to put up his paws. Jim Henson Pictures, the spanking new film division of the wildly successful Jim Henson Prods., has set up its exclusive shingle with Sony…

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‘WHITE MEN’ JUMP HIGHER

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The first screen combo of Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson opened stronger than the current “Money Train, ” and on fewer screens. “Men” also displayed strong legs, while “Train” appears to be…

On a ‘Treasure’ quest

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Both the method and madness behind taking a literary classic and Muppetizing it into a feature worked well once, so why not a second time? Slated for a February release through Disney, “Muppet…

Taking Kermit global

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It’s been 15 years since the last “Muppet Show” was produced. But Angus Fletcher, the Creature Shop’s VP in charge of international development and co-production, says he’s “yet to meet anyone…

Pulling strings

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They’re zany, absurd, foolish and sometimes crazy. Not Kermit, Gonzo or Big Bird – but the performers who give the characters life. According to Brian Henson, CEO of Jim Henson Prods., the puppeteers…

THE FROG THAT ROARED

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Born one of several thousand siblings, Kermit the Frog’s life began swimmingly but uneventfully in a Southern swamp. Once his tail dropped off, Kermit, accompanied by only raw talent, a banjo and a…

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