The Jim Henson Company's Next Movie Is a 'The Office' Meets 'Harry Potter' Comedy | RELEVANT Magazine

The Jim Henson Firm is most well-known for its Muppets, however it’s all the time been excited about authentic properties like The Darkish Crystal franchise and Fraggle Rock. Now, it’s investing in but one other new property, and it feels like a variety of enjoyable.

The Moveable Door, primarily based on a sequence of satirical fantasy novels by Tom Holt, is being promised as a droll spin on magic tropes, with CEO Lisa Henson praising the venture’s relatable, gritty humor made well-liked in exhibits likeThe Workplace, and its wealthy,Harry Potter-like, high-fantasy setting. Properly, The Workplace meets Harry Potter positively has promise.

Within the novels, an entry-level cog within the London company agency J.W. Properly & Co. slowly items collectively that his new firm is definitely within the magic enterprise, and his bosses have some not solely benign plans to modernize the wizarding neighborhood.

Along with the Jim Henson Firm one of many closest issues we’ve acquired to real-life magic in our world The Moveable Door is already placing collectively some actual expertise to carry the story to life. Christoph Waltz is on board because the villainous CEO, Man Richie is a center management-beleaguered “shape-shifting goblin” and The OA‘s Patrick Gibson will star as our hero.

The film is in pre-production for the time being, however we’ll hold an eye fixed out for a launch date.

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