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The story takes place in a world where humans and puppets coexist, with the puppets viewed as second-class citizens. When the puppet castmembers of 1980s children’s TV show The Happytime Gang begin turning up dead, an alcoholic and disgraced LAPD detective turned private-eye puppet takes the case with his former human partner.
Brian Henson is on board to direct the project through the Jim Henson Company’s Henson Alternative banner.
McCarthy is producing via her On the Day Productions banner along with husband Ben Falcone. Henson and Jeffrey Hayes are also set to produce, with Lisa Henson and John W. Hyde executive producing.
Rudolph and McCarthy were last seen together onscreen in the 2011 hit comedy Bridesmaids and will next be seen together in the upcoming New Line comedy Life of the Party. Rudolph is repped by WME, 3 Arts and Hirsch Wallerstein.
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