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All the new shows you can watch on Disney Plus - from 'The Mandalorian' to 'The Falcon and the Winter Soldier'

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Disney+; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Disney Plus has several new shows based on big franchises, like "Star Wars" and Marvel. The service also offers a lot of non-fiction shows and documentaries. Disney Plus costs $8/month or $80/year, and you can bundle it with Hulu and ESPN+ for $14/month. Monthly Subscription Service (small) Disney Plus has a lot of new shows to stream. There are spin-offs, s...
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All the new shows you can watch on Disney Plus — from 'The Mandalorian' to 'The Right Stuff'

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Disney+/Business Insider Disney Plus has a ton of new shows based on big franchises, like Star Wars, Marvel, and High School Musical. The service also offers a lot of non-fiction shows and documentaries, including "The World According to Jeff Goldblum," "Encore!" with Kristen Bell, and a program all about Disney Imagineering.Disney Plus costs $69.99 a year for an annual subscription or $6.99 a mont...
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‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ Canceled by Netflix After One Season

Sorry, fans of puppets and/or crystals. Netflix has canceled The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance after only one season. The Jim Henson Company-produced show served as a prequel to the 1982 Jim Henson cult film The Dark Crystal and earned critical acclaim. It also just won itself a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Children’s Program at this year’s 72nd Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards. But sadly, none of that was enough to save the show for another season. While I haven’t watched Dark Crysta...
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Netflix Cancels Emmy-Winning The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Netflix cancels Emmy-winning The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance The day after the acclaimed series brought home the Emmy for Outstanding Children’s Program, Netflix has chosen not to renew the prequel series to Jim Henson’s cult classic film The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, according to io9. RELATED: Norman Lear’s Good Times Getting Animated Update at Netflix PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAut...
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Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Has Been Canceled by Netflix

The story of Thra on Netflix is over. io9 has exclusively confirmed the streaming service has chosen not to renew The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, meaning the series has come to an end after only one season.Read more...
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Brian Henson on the Evolution of Puppetry and ‘Earth to Ned’

Brian Henson has been head of the Jim Henson Company for nearly 30 years now, following in his father Jim Henson’s footsteps. His latest project, “Earth To Ned” (streaming on Disney Plus) features new puppet creatures, such as the titular alien commander Ned (Paul Rugg) and his sidekick Cornelius (Michael Oosterom), who host a late-night […]
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Disney+’s comedy ‘Earth To Ned’ mixes celebrity talk show with alien abduction

When Eliza Skinner interviewed for a writing job on “Earth to Ned,” a new Disney+ series in which a celebrity-obsessed alien decides he’d rather host a late-night talk show than destroy planet Earth, the comedian and writer says it seemed too good to be true. “I was a little skeptical because it was too perfect for me,” Skinner says. “I love sci-fi. I love late night. I love puppets. “Literally, one of the reasons that I moved to New York City when I was just out of college was I thought I was g...
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UCP Teams With Fuzzy Door, Jim Henson Company, Wondery on Unscripted Development Slate

Universal Studio Group’s UCP has unveiled its unscripted development slate, which includes projects from Seth MacFarlane’s Fuzzy Door, the Jim Henson Company and Wondery. “While we have had great success in the realm of true-crime, we also have a softer side that we want to show off. I can’t think of a better time for […]
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Netflix Unveils Star-Studded Ensemble for Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

Netflix unveils star-studded ensemble for Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio Netflix has unveiled the star-studded cast of Academy Award winner Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming stop-motion animated musical feature Pinocchio, which will feature newcomer Gregory Mann in the titular role alongside Ewan McGregor (Birds of Prey) as Jiminy Cricket and David Bradley (Harry Potter franchise) as Geppetto. RELATED: Ewan McGregor Voicing Jiminy Cricket in Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio ...
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Disney+ Movies and TV Titles for September 2020 Revealed!

Disney+ Movies and TV Titles for September 2020 Revealed! Disney+ has revealed the full list of new movies and TV titles that will be available to the streaming service this coming September 2020. Next month includes the premiere of Mulan, where starting September 4, with Premier Access, viewers can watch the film before it’s available to all Disney+ subscribers. Disney+ will offer Premier Access to Mulan for $29.99 on disneyplus.com and select platforms. You can check out the full list of wh...
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‘Harriet the Spy’ is Becoming an Animated Series on Apple TV+

It’s been nearly 25 years since Harriet the Spy was turned into Nickelodeon’s first movie. An adaptation of  the 1964 children’s novel by Louise Fitzhugh, the film followed Michelle Trachtenberg in the coming-of-age adventures of the irrepressible and curious Harriet M. Welsch, a young girl who dreams of being a spy and practices her skills around New York. Now the book is being turned into an animated series at Apple TV+, and Beanie Feldstein (Booksmart, Lady Bird) will be voicing Harriet. A...
Tags: Apple, New York, Television, Movies, Animation, Adaptation, Jane-Lynch, Nickelodeon, Lacey Chabert, Harriet, Lisa Henson, Beanie Feldstein, Louise Fitzhugh, Jim Henson Company, Michelle Trachtenberg, Appletv


The NeverEnding Story's Childlike Empress Is Starring in an '80s Fantasy Tribute Film

The Childlike Empress has grown up and she’s taking lead in a new “lo-fi fantasy film,” alongside ‘80s faces like Sean Astin, Rhea Perlman, and Christopher Lloyd. Of course, it wouldn’t be an old-school fantasy flick without some Jim Henson puppets.Read more...
Tags: Science, Fantasy, Nostalgia, 80s, Jim Henson, Jim Henson Company, Christopher Lloyd, Sean Astin, Tami Stronach, Rhea Perlman, Michael Emerson, Jim Hensons Creature Shop, The Neverending Story, Greg Steinbruner, Man And Witch, Sean Astin Rhea Perlman


Apple Signs Deal to Create Shows Based on 'Where the Wild Things Are'

Apple has inked a deal with the Maurice Sendak Foundation and plans to create Apple TV+ kids shows and specials based on the popular book "Where the Wild Things Are," according to The Hollywood Reporter. Under the terms of the deal, Apple and The Maurice Sendak Foundation will "reimagine new children's series and specials based" on the author's illustrations and books, which include "Where the Wild Things Are," "In the Night Kitchen," "Outside Over There," and "The Nutshell Library." This is...
Tags: Apple, Spike Jonze, Maurice Sendak, Jim Henson Company, Sendak, Maurice Sendak Foundation, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Apple TV Shows Apple, The Maurice Sendak Foundation, Arthur Yoinks


An Ancient Dark Crystal Mystic Comes to Life for the First Time in a New Book of Thra

The world of Thra is full of incredible beings and creatures, from major civilizations like the Gelfling and the Skesis, to humble landstriders and adorable (and occasionally horrifying) Nurlocs. Now, a new book wants to detail Thra’s grand bestiary—and io9 has an exclusive look inside shows.Read more...
Tags: Books, Science, Netflix, Puppets, Streaming, Exclusive, Preview, Jim Henson Company, Adam Cesare, Insight Editions, The Dark Crystal, Brian Froud, Thra, The Dark Crystal Age Of Resistance, Iris Compiet


Almythea Film Series in Development With Bruce Logan Directing

Almythea Film Series in Development With Bruce Logan Directing Deadline is reporting that a sci-fi film franchise based on the Almythea book series is in development from Rio Vista Universal, Porchlight Entertainment Worldwide, and Priscilla Presley. Cinematographer Bruce Logan (Tron, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Batman Forever) will direct the first film from an adapted screenplay by Steven A. Finly. RELATED: Hamilton Director Thomas Kail to Helm Fiddler on the Roof Adaptation Written by Aaron Coo...
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A ‘Fraggle Rock’ Reboot is Officially Coming to Apple TV+, Older Episodes Will Stream Too

Get ready to dance your cares away: Fraggle Rock is coming to Apple TV+. The beloved Jim Henson Company children’s puppet program is returning as a rebooted Apple Original series “for new generations of fans to enjoy together.” Apple TV+ has picked up the Fraggle Rock reboot for a full season, along with old episodes of the classic ’80s series. The Jim Henson Company is enjoying quite the resurgence. On the heels of an announcement for the Labyrinth sequel, another beloved Jim Henson propert...
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Fraggle Rock is Coming to Apple TV+ After Apple Purchases Streaming Rights for Old Episodes and Orders Reboot

Apple has acquired exclusive streaming rights to all 96 episodes of "Fraggle Rock," and has ordered a reboot of the series, reports Vulture. Apple in April unveiled "Fraggle Rock: Rock On," a shortform show from the Jim Henson Company that featured characters from the "Fraggle Rock" series. Apple has now inked a more extensive deal that will include a formal reboot of "Fraggle Rock" with full-length episodes. The new series will feature original puppet stars like Gobo, Red, Boober, Mokey, Wemb...
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‘Labyrinth’ Sequel Finds New Life With ‘Doctor Strange’ Director Scott Derrickson

After all these years, Labyrinth still has the power of voodoo over us. Jim Henson‘s 1986 cult hit is getting a long-awaited sequel, which has been in the works under TriStar Pictures in some form since at least 2014. But after hiring Don’t Breathe director Fede Alvarez to helm the sequel in 2017, TriStar Pictures has found a new filmmaker to dance, magic, dance into the director’s chair. Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson, who recently left Marvel over creative differences with Doctor St...
Tags: Movies, Fantasy, Marvel, Netflix, Sequels, David Bowie, Tilda Swinton, Lisa Henson, Bowie, Labyrinth, Don, TriStar Pictures, Alvarez, Jim Henson, Henson, Jim Henson Company


‘Doctor Strange’ Director Scott Derrickson Boards ‘Labyrinth’ Sequel

“Doctor Strange” helmer Scott Derrickson will direct the sequel to Jim Henson’s fantasy musical “Labyrinth” for TriStar Pictures. Lisa Henson of The Jim Henson Company is producing. Brian Henson is executive producing. Derrickson is executive producing with his frequent collaborator, C. Robert Cargill. Blanca Lisa, vice president of feature film production, is shepherding the project […]
Tags: News, Lisa Henson, Labyrinth, Jim Henson, Jim Henson Company, Scott Derrickson, Derrickson, Brian Henson, Robert Cargill Blanca Lisa


We're All About to Get Lost in a Labyrinth Sequel

Apparently, the glass orbs are on their way back. Perhaps.Read more...
Tags: Science, David Bowie, Magic, Nostalgia, Lisa Henson, Labyrinth, TriStar Pictures, Jennifer Connelly, Jim Henson Company, Scott Derrickson, Maggie Levin


‘Fraggle Rock: Rock On!’ Trailer: Apple Brings Back The Fraggles

Apple is bringing back the Fraggles with Fraggle Rock: Rock On!, a new collection of mini-episodes produced by the Jim Henson Company. And best of all, they’re free and available to watch right now – exclusively on Apple TV+. Of course, this is a revival of the classic children’s series of the same name, which launched in 1987 and ran for five seasons. Check out the Fraggle Rock: Rock On! trailer below. Fraggle Rock Rock On Trailer Even though Fraggle Rock was on the air around the time...
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Shortform Fraggle Rock Series From Jim Henson Company Now Available on Apple TV+

Apple TV+ has inked a deal for "Fraggle Rock: Rock On," a shortform series from the Jim Henson Company that features characters from popular series "Fraggle Rock," according to The Hollywood Reporter. There is one episode available now and new episodes will debut each Tuesday on ‌Apple TV‌+. Episodes of the show are just three to five minutes in length, hence the "shortform" part of the series. The show was shot using iPhone 11 devices from the homes of the production team and artists across t...
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The Jim Henson Company Is Making an 'Office Meets Harry Potter' Fantasy Comedy With Christoph Waltz

A rudderless young man begins to suspect something’s a little off about the London firm where he’s just landed an entry-level gig—and he’s not wrong. For instance: one of the middle managers is secretly a shape-shifting goblin. That’s the set-up for The Portable Door, a book series set to become a movie with some very…Read more...
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‘The Portable Door’ Will Team Christoph Waltz and Guy Pearce With the Jim Henson Company

Christoph Waltz and Guy Pearce will star in The Portable Door, a fantasy-adventure-comedy based on the book series from Tom Holt. The Jim Henson Company and Story Bridge Films are producing the film, which producers are describing as a cross between The Office and Harry Potter. Jeffrey Walker is directing from a screenplay adapted by Leon Ford, with Patrick Gibson set to play the lead. THR has the scoop on The Portable Door, which will finally give us all the team-up we’ve been dreaming of: ...
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The Portable Door: Christoph Waltz & Guy Pearce to Star in Fantasy Comedy Film

The Portable Door: Christoph Waltz & Guy Pearce to star in fantasy comedy film According to The Hollywood Reporter, Muppets creator The Jim Henson Company is in the process of developing a film adaptation of The Portable Door, based on author Tom Holt’s fantasy adventure comedy J.W. Wells & Co. novel series. Oscar-winner Christoph Waltz and Emmy winner Guy Pearce have signed on to star opposite Patrick Gibson (The OA, Tolkien) with Waltz, Pearce, and Gibson portraying the roles of villain Hum...
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All the new shows you can watch on Disney Plus — from 'The Mandalorian' to new Pixar shorts

Disney Plus has a ton of new shows based on big franchises like Star Wars, Marvel, and High School Musical.  The service also offers a lot of non-fiction shows and documentaries like "Encore!" featuring Kristen Bell, "The World According to Jeff Goldblum," and a program all about Disney Imagineering that hardcore Disney fans like myself will definitely enjoy. Yearly subscriptions to Disney Plus are $69.99/year ($5.83/month) and monthly plans are $6.99/month ($83.88/year). There's also a packag...
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The Observer Christmas puzzles special: bumper quiz of the year

Test your mettle against our writers’ questions on film, music, politics, theatre and more• Try your hand at the Observer’s literary picture quizWhich of these bestselling novels has not been seen on British stages this year?Life of Pi – Yann MartelThe Line of Beauty – Alan Hollinghurst Grief is the Thing with Feathers – Max Porter Small Island – Andrea LevyA hugely successful revival of Harold Pinter’s Betrayal transferred from the West End to Broadway this year. Tom Hiddleston's casting in the...
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November 19 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases

BEGIN SLIDESHOW November 19 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s November 19 Blu-ray, Digital HD and DVD column! We’ve highlighted this week’s releases in detailed write-ups of different titles below! Click each highlighted title to purchase through Amazon! New Movies on Blu-ray/DVD Dora and the Lost City Of Gold When her parents disappear in search of the Lost City of Gold, Dora swings into action on a wild quest to find them. Follow Dora and her friends as the...
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TV News Roundup: Disney Plus Teams With The Jim Henson Company on Muppet-Hosted Talk Show

In today’s TV news roundup, Disney Plus announced a new unscripted series with the Jim Henson Company and Fox released a trailer for “The Moodys.” DATES MTV’s “Ex on the Beach: Peak of Love” will premiere on Dec. 5 with Romeo Miller set to host. Ten international celeb-reality singles will gather in the mountains of […]
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‘Earth to Ned’ Will Bring Jim Henson Company Magic to Disney+ as a Talk Show

Even though we won’t be getting that new Muppets series that was previously in the works for Disney+, there will still be a little bit of magic from The Jim Henson Company and their incredibly puppetry in the form of something a little different than they’ve done before. Earth to Ned is a new comedic half-hour series that has been given a straight-to-series order by Disney+. The series will be a fairly traditional late night talk show kind of format with celebrity guests, but the host will be N...
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