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‘Muppets Mayhem’ Series a Go at Disney+

Disney+ is taking another swing at a Muppets TV series. The streamer, following a lengthy development process, has handed out a series order to comedy The Muppets Mayhem, with Lilly Singh set to star. The comedy will follow the Electric Mayhem Band as it records its first-ever album. Singh will star as the human lead, […]

‘Muppets Haunted Mansion’ Pokes Fun at Disney Theme Park Ride With Inside Joke

Muppets Haunted Mansion features a fun inside joke that fans who have been on the Disney theme park attraction multiple times will enjoy. In the Halloween film that dropped Friday on Disney+, the Great Gonzo (Dave Goelz) and Pepe the King Prawn (Bill Barretta) find themselves trapped in the spooky house, which they must escape […]

Disney+’s ‘Muppets Haunted Mansion’: TV Review

In Disney's latest attempt at Muppet cross-branding, Gonzo and Pepe the King Prawn spend a spooky night in a house that just happens to be the Haunted Mansion of theme park fame.

Frank Oz Says Disney Shunned Him for Muppets Projects Because He “Won’t Follow Orders”

Frank Oz, the iconic puppeteer and director, is persona non grata with Disney, he revealed in a recent interview with The Guardian. Known for his work on Muppets projects alongside the late, legendary Jim Henson, as well as for helming such classic films as Little Shop of Horrors and What About Bob?, Oz said in […]

Netflix: Movies and TV Shows Leaving in August

Netflix is removing a number of films and TV shows from its streaming library this August. On the movie side, the Daniel Craig-led James Bond titles Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace will leave at the end of the month on Aug. 30, while thrillers American Assassin and the Oscar-nominated Nightcrawler will leave early in August. […]

Isidore Mankofsky, Cinematographer on ‘The Muppet Movie,’ Dies at 89

He also was the DP on 'Scream Blacula Scream,' 'Somewhere in Time,' 'Better Off Dead' and loads of telefilms.

Disney’s Muppets Problem: Can the Franchise Reckon With Its Boys’ Club Culture?

In a streaming-centric Hollywood, Disney's Muppets franchise poised for a rebirth, but first its corporate overlords must rectify a workplace that hasn't been inclusive.

‘Muppets Now’: TV Review

The Muppets return with 'Muppets Now,' a Disney+ series that's closer to their variety/sketch roots than their disappointing 2015 ABC sitcom.

Spin Master Hires Former Universal, Disney Exec for Toy Franchise Development

Spin Master Entertainment -- the entertainment division of the company behind the PAW Patrol toy line that inspired the Nickeldodeon series -- has hired Hollywood consumer products veteran Heather Oster as vp of global franchise development.

Disney+’s New Releases Coming in July

Take a look at the movies and TV shows that will be added to Disney+ in July 2020.

Barbara Ann Gutman, Longtime Hollywood Production Accountant, Dies at 61

Barbara Ann Gutman, a longtime Hollywood production accountant whose résumé includes 'Dick Tracy,' 'The Birdcage,' 'Primary Colors' and seven seasons of 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D,' has died. She was 61.

‘Muppets’ Shortform Series a Go at Disney+

A new series, 'Muppets Now,' is coming to Disney+ next year, it was announced Friday at the Mouse House's D23 Expo.