Yesterday, Deadline reported that Gil Kenan (Monster House, Poltergeist remake) was set to direct the Five Nights at Freddy’s movie. Since then, Kenan has been answering all sorts of questions on Twitter and Instagram—and these juicy details give us a better sense of what we can expect from the movie.
Did those puppets at Nintendo’s E3 presentation look familiar? There’s good reason! Muppet fansite ToughPigs contacted The Henson Company, who confirmed it worked with Nintendo. Jim Henson’s son, Brian Henson, reportedly directed the opening video, too.
I'd never seen a Muppet operated in person until Friday at Hasbro's San Diego Comic-Con booth. In my heart and in my mind I still have never seen a Muppet operated in person — I just saw Super Grover.
If you grew up in the 1980s or before, chances are puppets delighted and frightened you. Later generations have become increasingly exposed to computer graphic creations. That's the norm. And puppets....