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The project, part of the company's Henson Alternative brand, was first announced in October 2008.Happytime Murders, an irreverent puppet comedy, will play on the classic film noir detective genre.She wore it over a blouse with a linear black and white pattern, black pants and and sensible black, low-heeled, lace-up boots.The Bridesmaids star's mid-brown wavy hair was cut in a bob and center-parted for the role.Now he's on the run with only his wits and hard headed determination, as he tries to solve, "The Happytime Murders." It's an adult puppet movie. So this would be film noir detective, and if we do another one it won't be that genre – it would be a teen comedy, or a sci-fi, or something like that. In a world where puppets are a minority race amongst humans, a puppet detective is forced to solve a string of murders around The Happytime Gang, the cast of a beloved children's show, that is being picked off by a mysterious villain.It's going to be a film noir staring a puppet detective and basically it’s a spin-off of our theatre franchise Puppet Up! We loved the live shows so much that we were trying to figure out what we wanted to do to go to the next level with that kind of comedy. Brian Henson commented in 2011 that the film was still in development, and that the Henson Company hoped to start shooting in the Spring of 2012.
The script was actually written on spec by Todd Berger way back in 2008, when it was picked up by The Jim Henson Co.
The comedienne's casting was announced in May and she said at the time: 'When a really good script combines puppet strippers, Los Angeles’ underbelly and comedy, it’s like my fever dream has finally come true.'The movie is due for release on August 17.
start being brutally murdered, it’s up to two hard-boiled detectives (Mc Carthy and a puppet) to solve the case.“When a really good script combines puppet strippers, Los Angeles’ underbelly and comedy, it’s like my fever dream has finally come true,” Mc Carthy said in a statement.
with Jim Henson’s son Brian Henson signing on to direct.
It went through a number of different permutations at different studios, with actresses like Cameron Diaz and Kathryn Heigl in the mix for the lead role, but this R-rated film noir comedy co-starring puppets proved to be a hard sell.Now, however, the film has a new home in STX Entertainment a huge star in Melissa Mc Carthy, who will lead the movie.