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Pinocchio Cast Revealed for Guillermo del Toro’s Netflix Feature

Netflix today announced the Pinocchio cast members! The stop-motion animated musical feature is coming from Academy Award winner Guillermo del Toro. Newcomer Gregory Mann will star as Pinocchio with Ewan McGregor as Cricket and David Bradley (Harry Potter franchise, Game of Thrones) as Geppetto. The additional Pinocchio cast members include Academy Award winner Tilda Swinton, …

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Earth to Ned Talk Show Beams Onto Disney+ in September

On Friday, September 4, Disney+ will debut 10 episodes of its first original talk show Earth to Ned, produced by The Jim Henson Company and Marwar Junction Productions. The fresh take on the late-night format stars larger-than-life extraterrestrial creatures Ned and Cornelius as they interview some of the biggest stars in our galaxy. From The …

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Harriet the Spy Series to Star Beanie Feldstein and Jane Lynch

Apple TV+ today announced a series order for Harriet the Spy, the first animated adaptation of the iconic children’s novel (buy at Amazon) that chronicles the coming-of-age adventures of the irrepressible Harriet M. Welsch. Hailing from The Jim Henson Company and Rehab Entertainment, Harriet the Spy will join Apple’s slate of award-winning series for kids …

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Fraggle Rock Series Ordered by Apple TV+

Following the global fandom around the recent debut of the Apple TV+ shorts Fraggle Rock: Rock On!, Apple has announced a new partnership with The Jim Henson Company to reboot the beloved classic series Fraggle Rock. The new Fraggle Rock series will be reimagined as a global Apple Original series for new generations of fans …

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Labyrinth Sequel to Be Directed by Scott Derrickson

Scott Derrickson, who recently exited the upcoming Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, has signed on to direct the Labyrinth sequel at Sony’s TriStar Pictures, according to Deadline. The sequel will be written by Maggie Levin (Into the Dark, My Valentine). Lisa Henson of The Jim Henson Company is producing. Brian Henson is executive …

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Farscape is Heading to Amazon Prime Video This Week

Farscape, the 1999 sci-fi series from The Jim Henson Company, is set to begin streaming on Amazon Prime Video in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Nordics. The show will appear on Tuesday, March 19. Farscape‘s four seasons, as well as the Emmy-nominated mini-series finale, are all newly remastered in HD. Die-hard …

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The Witchlands Books Optioned by The Jim Henson Company

The Jim Henson Company has optioned The Witchlands books, written by best-selling author Susan Dennard, to be developed as a live-action television series. The surprise announcement was made today by Halle Stanford, President of Television for The Jim Henson Company at a Dragon Con panel led by Dennard and Stanford entitled “Two Misfits Who Dream: …

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