It has been reported that a Jim Henson biopic — Muppet Man, is in the works for Disney.
- Deadline has reported that Michael Mitnick (Vinyl) will be writing the script for Muppet Man, a live-action film currently in the works for Disney and The Jim Henson Company about the life of Jim Henson.
- Henson’s daughter Lisa Henson will be producing the film with Mitnick rewriting a previous version of the script that was done by Aaron and Jordan Kandell.
- The movie will go through Henson’s life focusing on him trying to convince broadcasters about The Muppets and bringing them to air.
- Kermit the Frog became a member of the National Recording Registry Class of 2020 for his song “The Rainbow Connection.”
- shopDisney welcomed Kermit and Miss Piggy to the nuiMOs line along with new clothing options in the spring fashion collection #2.
- If you want to learn more about Sesame Street, the documentary Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street is an incredible look at the origin story of the series, what the show’s creators set out to do, and the impact it had on the world.