License Global. The properties covered by the agreement include The Dark Crystal, Labyrinth, Fraggle Rock, and The Storyteller, among others.
The earlier agreement between the two companies produced 20 titles over the past few years.
This is good positioning for BOOM!, as The Jim Henson Company is working hard to get its properties in front of current audiences. A new Labyrinth film is going into production this Fall (see “’Labyrinth’ Universe Expands in New Film”), and Netflix has ordered a 10-episode TV series in the world of The Dark Crystal (see “Netflix Plans ‘Dark Crystal’ Series”).
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Week of June 27, 2017
June 26, 2017
This week’s home entertainment offerings include the first blockbuster film to feature LGBT and autistic superheroes, the big screen adaptation of the CHiPs TV series, a twenty-years-on look at the characters from Danny Boyle’s Trainspotting , a horror film written by Guardians of the Galaxy helmer James Gunn, the third season of Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s underrated medical/horror series The Strain , and a major slate of anime release.