A documentary on Jim Henson, the creator of The Muppets is currently in the works at Disney. The news was shared on Wednesday it will be produced by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer.
No date for the release or details on distribution has been announced at this time. The family of Jim Henson did release a statement which you can read below.
“The Jim Henson Company’s archive is a treasure reflecting our father’s work, personal life and inspirations, and has been carefully maintained for the last 30 years under the leadership of archivist Karen Falk. It will be thrilling to see the story that emerges from these materials in the hands of a truly great filmmaker like Ron Howard, who has the perfect spirit and personality to tell Jim Henson’s story.”