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Harriet The Spy: Release Date, Cast And More

"Harriet the Spy" made waves as the first theatrical movie produced by Nickelodeon. But the film adaptation took a lot of liberties with the original 1964 novel by Louise Fitzhugh. However, it looks like a new animated series adaptation from Apple TV+ is being a little more loyal to the source material, giving off the vibe of an animated production from the 1990s, with a mix of Wes Anderson and the graphic novels on which "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" was based. Find out everything we know about...
Tags: Apple, New York, Movies, Disney, Wes Anderson, Jane Lynch, Nickelodeon, Harriet, Lisa Henson, Louise Fitzhugh, Jim Henson Company, Scott Pilgrim, Ben Kalina, Pete Pete, Harriet M Welsch, Halle Stanford

Is Ultrarunning Too Much of a Good Thing?

The post Is Ultrarunning Too Much of a Good Thing? appeared first on iRunFar. Taking part in regular aerobic exercise is widely considered good for our health, including being a way of lowering all-cause mortality – exercise keeps us alive and well longer. You’ve probably heard the recommendations from organizations like the American Heart Association that it’s important to get 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity per week for health and l...
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Harriet The Spy Trailer: Beanie Feldstein And Jane Lynch Get Animated In Apple TV+ Show

For precocious girls looking to buck the status quo everywhere, Harriet M. Welsch is a literary icon. Between the original 1964 novel from Louise Fitzhugh to the 1996 Nickelodeon film of the same name starring Michelle Trachtenberg and Rosie O'Donnell, for generations "Harriet the Spy" has been inspiring kids to get into good trouble, follow their passions, question the world around them, and learn that sometimes it's okay to ask for help. Today, Apple TV+ released the trailer for its new animat...
Tags: Apple, New York, Television, Movies, News, Disney, Trailers, Jane Lynch, Courtney Barnett, Nickelodeon, Harriet, Lisa Henson, Beanie Feldstein, Lynch, Louise Fitzhugh, Jim Henson

‘Muppet Man’ Will Bring Jim Henson’s Life to the Big Screen in a Disney Biopic

Disney and The Jim Henson Company are teaming up to bring Jim Henson‘s incredible life to the big screen. The Jim Henson biopic Muppet Man is currently in development at Disney, with The Current War writer Michael Mitnick set to pen the story of the legendary puppeteer. Deadline reports that Michael Mitnick (The Current War, The Giver) has been set to write the Jim Henson biopic Muppet Man, rewriting a previous version of a script by Adrift scribes Aaron and Jordan Kandell. Henson’s daughter...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Benedict Cumberbatch, Disney, Netflix, Muppets, Deadline, True Story, Thomas Edison, Lisa Henson, Aaron, Jim-Henson, Henson, Jim Henson Company, Big Screen, Mitnick

Muppet Man Will Bring Jim Henson's Life Story to the Big Screen

A long-awaited project for the Jim Henson Company is finally taking a step toward production: Muppet Man, a biopic of puppeteering legend Jim Henson (The Muppets, Fraggle Rock, Sesame Street, The Dark Crystal, Labyrinth), has a writer aboard to pen a script about Henson’s remarkable career.Read more...
Tags: Science, Entertainment, Sesame Street, Disney, Puppeteers, The Muppets, Lisa Henson, Jim Henson, Henson, Jim Henson Company, Human Interest, Michael Mitnick, The Jim Henson Company, Jerry Nelson, Fraggle Rock, The Muppet Show

‘Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street’ Review: A Loving Tribute to the Groundbreaking Children’s TV Show [Sundance 2021]

Documentaries like I Am Big Bird: The Carroll Spinney Story and Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey have already dug into a couple slices of the magic that makes Sesame Street so beloved by children and adults alike. Now Marilyn Agrelo‘s new film Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street (inspired by Michael Davis’ book of the same name) goes back to the origins of the groundbreaking series created by producer Joan Ganz Cooney and writer/director Jon Stone, and shines a light on the hurdles, miles...
Tags: Television, Movies, Mississippi, Documentary, Sesame Street, Movie Reviews, Black, Rogers, Frank-Oz, Lisa Henson, Sundance, Michael Davis, Hooper, Jim-Henson, Jon Stone, Will Lee

‘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...
Tags: Television, Movies, Netflix, Lisa Henson, Louis Leterrier, Jim Henson, Jim Henson Company, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, Halle Stanford, Outstanding Children 's Program Netflix

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...
Tags: Science, Interview, Netflix, Puppets, Streaming, Exclusive, Emmys, Lisa Henson, Louis Leterrier, Jim Henson Company, Javier Grillo Marxuach, Cowboy Bebop, The Dark Crystal, Thra, The Dark Crystal Age Of Resistance

Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Pinocchio’ Casts Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton, Finn Wolfhard as the Oscar-Winning Director Signs Overall Netflix Deal

Guillermo del Toro fans have long known to temper their excitement for the filmmaker’s developing projects, as the filmmaker’s most ambitious films frequently fall apart before they reach the screen. But with streaming giant Netflix behind him, del Toro has been able to resurrect his long-gestating Pinocchio movie and turn it into a sure thing. Which is why it’s no surprise that del Toro has signed a multi-year deal with Netflix on the same day that it was announced that A-list stars like Cate ...
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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

Harriet the Spy: Beanie Feldstein Leads Apple TV+’s New Animated Series

Harriet the Spy: Beanie Feldstein leads Apple TV+’s new animated series According to The Wrap, Apple TV+ has officially given a series order to the first-ever animated series adaptation of author Louise Fitzhugh’s classic children’s novel Harriet the Spy. Golden Globe-nominated actress Beanie Feldstein has signed on to lend her voice to the titular character in her first animated project after starring in popular coming-of-age films such as Neighbors 2: Sorority Risings, Lady Bird, Booksmart ...
Tags: Movies, Apple TV Plus, Beanie Feldstein, Harriet the Spy, Jane Lynch, Streaming, TV News

Why ‘The Sandman’ Adaptation Could Only Happen Now, and Only First on Audio

It seemed like an adaptation of The Sandman was trapped in development hell for nearly as long as the titular personification of Dream was imprisoned by his captors in Neil Gaiman‘s acclaimed graphic novel series (okay, that was 70 years, but the point still stands). Multiple attempts have been made to bring Gaiman’s weird, fantastical world to the big screen, with Warner Bros. periodically planning adaptations throughout the ’90s, and writers like Roger Avary, David S. Goyer, Jack Thorne, and ...
Tags: Movies, Interview, Neil-Gaiman, Netflix, House, Adaptation, Warner Bros, Joseph Gordon Levitt, Terry Pratchett, Sandman, Lucifer, Lisa Henson, Dirk, Neil, Audible, Gaiman

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...
Tags: Apple, Television, Movies, Apple TV, New Regency, Remakes, Ziggy Marley, Lisa Henson, Matt, Johnny, Jim Henson, Henson, Jim Henson Company, Harvey Mason Jr, Family Films, John Tartaglia

‘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

‘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

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

Scott Derrickson Signs On To Helm Labyrinth Sequel

Scott Derrickson signs on to Helm Labyrinth sequel After exiting the highly-anticipated Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness earlier this year, director Scott Derrickson has found his next project in the form of a sequel to the David Bowie-starring cult classic Labyrinth, according to Deadline. RELATED: Chris Evans and Scott Derrickson Team Up for Bermuda The original film, which hit theaters in 1986, focused on a 16-year-old girl named Sarah (Jennifer Connelly) as she sets out on a...
Tags: Movies, David Bowie, Hulu, Marvel Studios, Chris Evans, Lisa Henson, Bowie, Labyrinth, Nicole Perlman, Toby, Pikachu, Scott Derrickson, Jareth, ComingSoon, Movie News, My Valentine

‘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: ...
Tags: London, Movies, Casting, Office, Fantasy, Adaptation, Guy-Pearce, Harry Potter, Christoph Waltz, Lisa Henson, Waltz, Jim Henson, Jim Henson Company, Jeffrey Walker, The Jim Henson Company, Patrick Gibson

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...
Tags: Amazon, UK, Movies, Office, Guy Pearce, Harry Potter, Christoph Waltz, Lisa Henson, Gibson, Ned, Jim Henson, Jim Henson Co, Jim Henson Company, Pearce, Jeffrey Walker, Movie News

'Dark Crystal' Prequel Expands Jim Henson's Vision Of 'Incredible Handmade Artistry'

Executive producer Lisa Henson (daughter of legendary puppeteer Jim Henson) and design supervisor Toby Froud talk about their Netflix fantasy series and creating a cast of handmade, sculpted puppets.
Tags: News, Netflix, Lisa Henson, Jim Henson, Toby Froud

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Teaser Trailer Debuts!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance teaser trailer debuts Netflix has released the first teaser trailer for The Dark Crystal: The Age of Resistance, the upcoming prequel series featuring the groundbreaking puppeteering of The Jim Henson Company, who created the all-puppet cast of the original film. Check it out in the player below and look for the series to premiere on August 30! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; ...
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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Photos, Premiere Date Released

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance photos, premiere date released Netflix has released four new The Dark Crystal: The Age of Resistance photos for the upcoming prequel series featuring the groundbreaking puppeteering of The Jim Henson Company, who created the all-puppet cast of the original film. It was also announced that the series will launch on the streamer on August 30 with 10 episodes. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandA...
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‘The Storyteller’ Reboot in the Works From the Jim Henson Company and Neil Gaiman

The Storyteller, the imaginative 1980s TV series created by Jim Henson, is ready to tell a new tale. The Jim Henson Company, Fremantle and author Neil Gaiman are teaming for a Storyteller reboot which will once again adapt fairy tales and folklore with puppetry. While there’s no official home for the rebooted series yet, it’s being developed for binge-watching audiences.  Deadline broke the news about the Storyteller reboot. Per their report, the Henson Company, Fremantle and Neil Gaiman’s ne...
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The Storyteller: Neil Gaiman, Jim Henson Co. Reimagining Anthology Series

The Storyteller: Neil Gaiman, Jim Henson Co. reimagining anthology series Deadline is reporting that The Storyteller anthology series will be reimagined by Fremantle Media, The Jim Henson Company, and author/TV writer-producer Neil Gaiman (American Gods, Good Omens). PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAl...
Tags: UK, TV, Movies, Neil Gaiman, TV News, BAFTA, Lisa Henson, Lisa, Neil, Fremantle, Amazon Studios, Jim Henson, Henson, Gaiman, The Jim Henson Company, Anthony Minghella

Netflix’s ‘Dark Crystal’ Prequel Series Reveals First Look Photos and Star-Studded Voice Cast

Netflix is reviving a cult favorite for many children of the 1980s in the form of the prequel series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. The series serves as a follow-up to Jim Henson’s dark fantasy adventure The Dark Crystal from 1982, which featured some extremely impressive and immersive puppet work and production design. But don’t worry if you’ve never seen the original movie – this series is set long before the events of The Dark Crystal, telling a new epic story. Netflix has revealed...
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‘Labyrinth’ Sequel Has a Completed Script and is Moving Forward, Director Says

It’s been 32 years, but the ’80s cult fantasy movie Labyrinth still has the power of voodoo over us. And just when the thought of a Labyrinth sequel had slipped our minds, director Fede Alvarez is here to remind us of the babe. The long-gestating sequel to the Jim Henson classic is finally starting to come together, Alvarez teased, confirming that a Labyrinth sequel script has been completed. The Don’t Breathe director boarded the project last year, but we hadn’t heard a peep about the Labyr...
Tags: Movies, Fantasy, Sequels, David Bowie, Sarah, Lisa Henson, Bowie, Labyrinth, TriStar Pictures, Alvarez, Jennifer Connolly, Jim Henson, Jim Henson Company, Jareth, Action/Adventure, Fede Alvarez

‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’: Netflix’s Prequel Series Will Be “Pure Puppetry”

Jim Henson‘s 1982 fantasy film The Dark Crystal has gone down in history as a master class in puppetry magic. And it’s important to the creative team behind the new Netflix prequel series that they get that aspect right. At New York Comic-Con, director Louis Leterrier and creative executive producer Lisa Henson, Jim Henson’s daughter, promised that The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance will preserve the practical techniques of the ’80s classic and revealed a few more details about the highly anti...
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‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ Creators Reveal Details at New York Comic-Con

Little is known about Netflix’s “The Dark Crystal: The Age Of Resistance,” a 10-episode prequel to the beloved 1982 fantasy film created by Jim Henson. No release date has been set on the project, which wrapped filming just last week. Director Louis Leterrier and creative executive producer Lisa Henson, daughter of the late Jim Henson, appeared […]
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‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ Details Shared By Brian Henson

Are you ready to return to Thra? That’s the home world of the Gelflings, a race of alien creatures who warred against another race called the Skeksis in the 1982 puppet-driven film The Dark Crystal. Over a year ago, we wrote about the announcement of Netflix’s The Dark Crystal TV show, and now The Jim Henson Company’s Brian Henson has offered an update about the state of the production and more details about the story’s time period. BleedingCool brings word from Dragon Con that Brian Henso...
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