The makers of Sesame Street are suing the creators of a new Melissa McCarthy movie, saying they're abusing the famed puppets' sterling reputation to promote the film. A judge Friday scheduled a hearing next week to consider a request for immediate relief by Sesame Workshop, which sued Thursday in federal court for unspecified damages. The
The Happytime Murders is directed by Brian Henson, son of the late Jim Henson, who directed Muppet Treasure Island and The Muppet Christmas Carol. But, as you can obviously tell, this is not the Muppets nor a family film. No, this is just classic, Jim Henson-style puppets like you’ve never seen them before.
Get Out keeps racking up the awards. On Saturday, Jordan Peele’s directorial debut film won the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation at the Nebulas. The ceremony, which is awarded by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, acknowledges the greatest works in—you guessed it—science fiction and fantasy released in the United States.