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Frank Oz on life as Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy and Yoda: ‘I’d love to do the Muppets again but Disney doesn’t want me’

He played some of the most memorable characters of all time on The Muppet Show and Sesame Street – then became a brilliant comedy director. What is he most proud of?I ask Frank Oz if he feels like the Paul McCartney to Jim Henson’s John Lennon, the one left behind to carry the flame after […]

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Daily Podcast: Wonka Prequel, Thor: Love and Thunder Casting, The Muppet Show, and Master of None Season 3

On the January 19, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including some Thor: Love and Thunder casting, news about the Wonka prequel, The Muppet Show coming to Disney+, and the […]

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‘The Dark Crystal’ Recap: Everything You Need to Remember Before Netflix’s New Series

Sometime during July of 1979, a Hollywood miracle happened. After three years of world-building and hammering out a screenplay, Jim Henson was given a budget of $15 million to create a high-fantasy film compromised completely of puppets. Accounting for inflation, that would be the equivalent of $40 million to make what Henson described as a […]

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