Happytime Murders Sounds Like a Darker Who Framed Roger Rabbit


Melissa McCarthy has been confirmed to star in and co-produce the upcoming comedy thriller Happytime Murders, a film that sees puppets and humans interacting in everyday situations. The film is being directed by Brian Henson, the son of the famous puppet creator Jim Henson, according to The Wrap.

McCarthy explains, “When a really good script combines puppet strippers, Los Angeles’ underbelly and comedy, it’s like my fever dream has finally come true.”

Production on the film begins in August.

The description of the film is Avenue Q meets L.A. Confidential, which sounds pretty damn entertaining. For some reason, I’m also reminded of Who Framed Roger Rabbit, although I can’t put my finger on why. No matter what, films like this intrigue me because they’re the ones willing to try something new and something original.



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