Irwin Russell, the influential entertainment attorney who was a key player in saving the Walt Disney Co. from corporate raiders in 1984, died Friday of complications from leukemia. He was 87. Russell…
The Jim Henson Company is working hand in glove with the BBC’s production unit, BBC In-House Entertainment, to produce “That Puppet Game Show” for Saturday primetime on the U.K. pubcaster’s flagship…
Jane Nebel Henson, who partnered with her husband Jim Henson to launch the Muppets and worked to preserve his artistic legacy, died April 2 of cancer in Conn. She was 78. Born in Queens, N.Y., she…
LONDON -- A Muppets-style TV show made in cahoots with the Jim Henson Co. and the BBC has been given a greenlight.
The Jim Henson Co. is developing an animated feature film based on the children's books "Frog and Toad" with Craig Bartlett ("Dinosaur Train") penning the screenplay and Cory Edwards attached to…
Guillermo Del Toro will co-direct "Guillermo Del Toro's Pinocchio" with Mark Gustafson, animation director on "The Fantastic Mr. Fox," as a 3D stop-motion animated production of the Jim Henson…
Cheryl Henson has been tapped to receive the New Victory Arts Award, a kudo handed out as part of the annual gala for New 42nd Street, the nonprofit that operates the New Victory Theater as well as…
The Jim Henson Co. has launched development of the feature "Happytime Murders," a puppet comedy in the film noir detective genre.
Jim Henson Prods. upped three key production exex Tuesday, naming Patricia Nugent to director of production, David Gumpel to director of studio operations and Peter Coogan to director of production…