Resurrecting a childhood fave in Disney tradition
Making a feature directing debut is daunting enough. Try tackling a beloved children's property, as well.
Walt Disney Co. chief Bob Iger has been preaching the power of franchises for the Mouse House for years.
Disney has enlisted scribe-thesp Jason Segel and helmer Nick Stoller to create the next Muppet movie for the studio.
The Muppets are plotting a return to primetime while looking for their next great character. ABC has ordered a script and five script outlines for "America's Next Muppet," a reality TV parody in…
This adaptation of Charles Dickens' Christmas classic is not as enchanting or amusing as the previous entries in the Muppet series. But nothing can really diminish the late Jim Henson's irresistibly…
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