Tag Archives: Jim Henson

Oscars: Bret McKenzie talks “Muppets,” music and the magic of Jim Henson – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: “The Muppets” soundtrack rarely leaves the CD player in our house. My boys, ages 7 and 3, adore the movie’s catchy tunes, from the opening number of “Life’s a Happy Song” to the sentimental “Man or Muppet.” My youngest repeats Fozzie’s line “I didn’t do it,[...]

Could the Muppets replace Eddie Murphy as Oscar host? – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: It’s time to play the music. It’s time to light the lights. According to an instantaneous Twitter movement, it’s time for the Academy to make the right move by naming Kermit, Miss Piggy and their fellow Muppets as the Oscar hosts tonight. The Twitter page @MuppetOscars[...]

“The Muppets” delights at Savannah surprise screening

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “You are the first audience in the world to see this film.” With that, Savannah Film Festival Exective Director Danny Filson pulled back the curtain on Friday night’s Director’s Choice, which – to the delight of the supercharged audience in Trustees Theater – was James Bobin’s[...]

“Muppets” exclusive clip features new character Walter

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Despite the onslaught of “Muppet” marketing leading up to the film’s Nov. 23 release, in which Jim Henson’s creations spoofed everything from “The Green Lantern” to “The Hangover Part II,” we haven’t seen a whole lot with Walter, the new character created for this movie who[...]

Disney unveils first “Muppets” poster

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Kermit, Fozzie Bear and Miss Piggy have remained mainstays in pop culture, but it has been years since Jim Henson’s Muppets have had a feature film to call their own. That changes in November when James Bobin brings a live-action Muppet movie back to theaters with[...]

Gwyneth Paltrow & Cee Lo Green reportedly off to Grammys

HollywoodNews.com: Gwyneth Paltrow and Cee Lo Green are apparently going to continue their musical adventure together and take it to the Grammys. The two will reportedly be performing together with the help of Jim Henson Company Puppets, states People. As of now, it is reportedly unknown what song they might[...]

Amy Adams to play music, light the lights with the Muppets

HollywoodNews.com: Amy Adams, Chris Cooper and Rashida Jones are going toe-to-toe with the Muppets in their new movie. The stars join Jason Segal who has already been cast in the lead. Segal and Nicholas Stoller of “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” fame were leaned on to revamp the Muppet movie franchise which[...]